Name:Carl Vander Maelen
TitleCompany:Doctoral Researcher, Ghent University (Belgium) - Faculty of Law, Belgium
Bio:Carl Vander Maelen is a doctoral researcher at Ghent University (Belgium) – Faculty of Law. He researches the role that codes of conduct play in the European Union’s data protection policy, with a specific focus on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). He is co-editor of the book ‘An introduction to Law & Technology’ and has published articles in academic journals such as European Data Protection Law Review, and International Review of Law, Computers and Technology. He was the recipient of the ‘Young Scholar Award’ at the 2018 Amsterdam Privacy Conference, the award for ‘Best Postgraduate Paper’ at the 2019 BILETA conference, and one of the grantees of the ‘HBI/GIG-ARTS Emerging Scholars Network Grant’. He has completed internships at the Belgian Embassy in Washington D.C. and at the IT law firm Timelex.