Inés Olaizola Nogales (Vitoria-Gasteiz, 1966). Graduated in Law, specialising in Economic Law, from the University of Deusto in 1989. Obtained a Master’s degree in Corporate Legal Consultancy from the School of Legal Practice and the University of Deusto in 1990.
After a number of pre-doctoral research periods –academic year 1992/1993 and 1994- in the Institut für Kriminologie und Wirtsschaftsstrafrectht at the University of Freiburg, she defended her doctoral thesis at the Public University of Navarre in 1997. She spent the academic year 1997/1998 as a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Augsburg and in 1999 earned a place as Tenured Professor in Criminal Law at the UPNA.
She became Full Professor in Criminal Law at the Public University of Navarre in 2011. She has written several monographs and a range of articles on different aspects of Criminal Law.