Gianclaudio Malgieri

Associate Professor of Law & Technology, EDHEC Business School

Gianclaudio Malgieri is an Associate Professor of Law & Technology at the EDHEC Business School in Lille (France) and the Co-Director of the Brussels Privacy Hub. He is a Guest Professor at the Free University of Brussels (VUB); Editorial Board Member of Computer Law and Security Review; and External Ethics Expert of the European Commission. He conducts research on and teaches Data Protection Law, privacy, AI regulation, Digital Law, Consumer protection in the digital market, Data Sustainability, and Intellectual Property Law.

Gianclaudio has authored more than 60 publications, including articles in leading international academic journals. His works have been cited by, inter alia, top international newspapers (The New York Times, Le Monde, La Tribune, France Culture, ilSole24Ore, la Repubblica, il Corriere della Sera) but also institutions, e.g. the European Commission and the Council of Europe, the World Economic Forum, the Canadian Government, and the Canadian Data Protection Authority. In 2020 he was the only EU scholar to receive the FPF Privacy for Policymaker Paper Award (for a paper co-authored with Margot Kaminski). He publishes in English, Italian and French and some works were translated even into Chinese.

He obtained a PhD in Law at the Law, Science, Technology and Society (LSTS) Research Centre of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. His PhD thesis focused on the notion of data subjects in the GDPR, in particular on the vulnerable data subjects. He also conducts research on the regulation of AI, data ownership, and consumer law. Before his PhD, he got an LLM with honours at the University of Pisa (2016) and a JD with honours at Sant’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).