Professor Kunoy is an expert on law of the sea and public international law. He is a professor of international law at the University of the Faroe Islands. He is nominated as conciliator and arbitrator under Annex V and Annex II to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea and is also nominated as panelist under the South Pacific Regional Fisheries Management Organization (SPRFMO) and the North Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO).

Prior to his posting to Washington DC as Head of Representation of the Faroe Islands to the United States of America he was worked as Legal Adviser for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of the Faroe Islands for more than 15 years. In that capacity he has gained significant experience on law of the sea and general international law on a broad range of relevant areas, including, but not limited to, establishment of baselines, innocent passage, EEZ privileges, management of living resources, high seas fisheries, establishment of outer limits of the continental shelf and maritime delimitation.

Professor Kunoy is also a regular participant in international law of the sea conferences and contributes regularly with scholarly papers in international legal journals. He has also advised sovereign clients in inter-State disputes, most of which relate to disputes involving treaty interpretation, state responsibility, maritime delimitation and management of shared resources.