Christoph Van der Elst

Job Title Professor of Business Law & Economics
Country Netherlands
Current Employer University of Tilburg, Ghent University and ECGI

Christoph Van der Elst is professor of Business Law and Economics at Tilburg University (The Netherlands) and at Ghent University (Belgium) and held/holds visiting professorships at Vanderbilt, IDC, UAMS, European College, Babeș-Bolyai University and CLEI. He is an ECGI research associate. In Tilburg he is chairing the Department of Business Law. He is a member of the Belgian Bar (Cottyn) and advised many different government agencies at national and international level. He is also a member of the audit committee of the Ghent University Hospital. His current research interests are corporate governance, (economic analysis of) company law and in particular shareholder rights and voting and the effects of distributed ledger technology, all topics in which he published widely in academic and professional journals.