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Gianclaudio Malgieri

Gianclaudio Malgieri

Guest Professor


Gianclaudio Malgieri is an Associate Professor of Law and Technology at the EDHEC Business School in Lille (France), where he conducts research at the Augmented Law Institute and teaches Data Protection Law, Intellectual Property Law, ICT Law and Business Law. He is also Editorial Board Member of Computer Law and Security Review and Attorney at Law.

He obtained a PhD in Law at the Law, Science, Technology and Society (LSTS) Research Centre of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, where he is Affiliated Researcher and where he was Work Package Leader of the EU H2020 PANELFIT Project, for the development of Legal & Ethical Guidelines on Data Processing in Research. His PhD thesis (defended in August 2020) focused on the notion of data subjects in the GDPR, in particular on the vulnerable data subjects. He also conducts research on automated decision-making, privacy and fundamental rights, surveillance, data ownership, intellectual privacy, consumer law. In the 2019 he is the only European scholar to receive the Future of Privacy Award. He is also external expert of the European Commission for the ethics and data protection assessment of EU research proposals.

Previously, he was lecturer of Data Protection Law and Intellectual Property for undergraduate and professional courses at the University of Pisa and S.Anna School of Advanced Studies. He was also Training Coordinator for the Brussels Privacy Hub from 2018 to 2020.

He got an LLM with honours at the University of Pisa (2016) and a JD with honours at S.Anna School of Advanced Studies of Pisa (2017). He was visiting student at the London School of Economics (2013), World Trade Institute of the University of Bern (2014), École Normale Superieure de Paris (2015) and Oxford University (2018).

He has authored more than 45 publications including articles in leading international law reviews, the Italian Handbook of Personal Data Protection and the editing of a Special Issue on Computer Law and Security Review. He published in English and Italian, and some works were translated in French and Chinese.

He is peer reviewer of Computer Law and Security Review; International Data Privacy Law; Federal Law Review, Big Data and Society; Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology; Opinio Juris in Comparatione.


Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Pleinlaan 2
1050 Brussel