Monica Palmirani has been full professor in Computer Science and Law and Legal Informatics at University of Bologna, School of Law since 2001. She co-chairs the LegalDocML and the LegalRuleML. Since 2013 she serves on the OASIS LegalXML Steering Committee. In 2015, she was recognized as an OASIS Distinguished Contributor. She was member of Board of Directors of OASIS from 2016 till 2018. Her research fields include XML techniques for modelling legal documents in structure as well as in aspects connected to legal knowledge, including logic rules and legal ontologies, and ICT-enhanced legal drafting techniques using artificial intelligence techniques. She has developed a large database of manuscripts (approximately 165.000) related to XI-XIII centuries of legal history of law (IRNERIO). She is also the scientific coordinator of the Legal Blockchain Lab. She has published more than 120 papers and she has been chair of several international conferences, editor of book series and member of the scientific committee of “AI and Law” Journal. She is Director of the International PhD programme “Law, Science and Technologies” MSCA-ITN and vice-president of the IAAIL.