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Education CV


  • Georgetown Law Center, LL.M. in International Legal Studies, with distinction, 2016.
  • University of Leuven, Master of European and International Law, magna cum laude, 2015.
  • Melbourne Law School, Erasmus Exchange Programme, 2014.
  • University of Brussels (ULB), Bachelor of Law, cum laude, 2012.

Scholarships and Awards:

  • Cambridge Trust International Scholarship (2021-2024)
  • Flemish Scholarship for outside EU Studies (2014)
  • Society of International Economic Law, Journal of International Economic Law, Oxford University Press Prize (2020)

Seminars & Teaching Experience:

  • Cambridge University LLM Workshops - The Law of the WTO and Free Trade Agreements (2022-2023);
  • Centre for Trade and Investment Law & South Asia International Economic Law Network - The EU CBAM Proposal: Options, Implications and the Way Forward, (2021);
  • Ada University - Summer School on Trade Policy and WTO Law (2021);
  • Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, Centre for WTO Studies - Cross-border subsidies and the WTO: an analysis of the EU’s toolkit (2020).
  • ELSA Ukraine – Introductory course on WTO Law (2020);
  • Université Saint Louis Bruxelles - EU Business Law & WTO Practice Summer School, courses on WTO law and trade remedy law (2018-2019);
  • Graduate Institute Geneva - Mentor for Tradelab International Economic Law Clinic (2016);

Commercial Work Experience:

  • International Trade Center (Geneva) -  International Consultant (2021 - ongoing [contractual basis]).
  • Van Bael & Bellis (Brussels) - Associate (2017 - ongoing [on leave for duration of PhD]).
  • World Trade Organization (Geneva) - Intern at the Appellate Body (2016).
  • World Customs Organization (Brussels) -  Summer Intern in Trade Facilitation (2010 & 2015).
  • Baker & McKenzie (Brussels) - Summer Intern (2014).

Fields of research

International Economic Law, International Investment Law, International Trade Law, Public International Law, International Dispute Settlement, Law of Treaties

Research centres and interest groups


Representative Publications

Articles and Book Chapters:

Preventing the Anti-Circumvention Instrument from Undermining Development Through Investment, ICLQ, (2023);

Trade Defence Instruments: A New Tool for the European Union’s Extractivism, European Journal of International Law (2022);

The EU Anti-Coercion Proposal: Legitimate Trade Instrument or Hidden ‘Economic’ Sanctions?, EU Law Live (2022);

Fascicule: Dumping en droit de l’Union Européenne, in ‘Juris Classeur Encyclopédie : Europe Traité’ (Lexis Nexis, 2021);

ELSA John H. Jackson Moot Court Competition on WTO law, case author (2021-2022);

Lawful Remedy or Illegal Response? Resolving the Issue of Foreign Subsidization Under WTO Law, World Trade Review (2021);

China’s ‘Going Global’ policy: Transnational subsidies under the WTO SCM Agreement, Journal of International Economic Law (2020) awarded the Society of International Economic Law, Journal of International Economic Law, Oxford University Press Prize 2020;

At the crossroads of trade and environment: The growing influence of environmental policy on EU trade law, in A. Orsini & E. Kavvatha, ‘EU Environmental Governance: Current and Future Challenges’ (Routledge, 2020);

Contributor to P. De Baere, C Du Parc & I. Van Damme, ‘The WTO Anti-Dumping Agreement, A Detailed Commentary’, (Cambridge, 2021);

Contributor to Van Bael & Bellis, ‘EU Anti-Dumping and Other Trade Defence Instruments’ (Kluwer, 2019);

Contributor to The International Trade Law Review, 4th, 6th and 7th editions.

Blog Posts:

The EU’s Industrial Strategy and Supply “Resilience”, International Economic Law and Policy Blog, 19 March 2023;

Critical insecurities? The European Union’s trade and investment strategy for a stable supply of minerals for the green transition, EJIL Talk!, 23 February 2023;

Tilting the Playing Field, EJIL Talk!, 11 January 2023;

General Court strengthens Commission’s hand in targeting foreign producers with preferential access to raw materials in anti-subsidy investigations (Cases T‑111/20, T‑143/20 and T‑138/20), EU Law Live, 11 January 2023;

When does a relationship become too controlling? The concept of related parties in EU customs law (Baltic Master, C-599/20), EU Law Live, 15 June 2022;

The Imitation Game: Recent Developments on Transnational Subsidies and Anti-circumvention in Europe and the United States, International Economic Law and Policy Blog, 16 March 2022;

CBAM enters with a BANG: the European Commission puts forth its carbon border adjustment mechanism proposal, International Economic Law and Policy Blog, 14 July 2021;

Trade defence as extractivist policy tools? A closer look at the European Union’s practice, WTO-Boutery, 6 May 2021;

European Commission puts forth legislative proposal to tackle “foreign subsidies”, International Economic Law and Policy Blog, 5 May 2021;

The European Commission attempts to rein in BRI subsidies, International Economic Law and Policy Blog, 16 June 2020;

Chinese Financial Contributions to Producers Abroad: A Subsidy? Looks, Quacks, But Probably Isn't, International Economic Law and Policy Blog, 11 November 2019.

Start Date

Oct 2021