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prof. dr. Christoph Van der Elst   prof. dr. Christoph Van der Elst

/ Professor of Business Law and Economics Chair Department of Business Law, Tilburg University (The Netherlands) and Professor Ghent University (Belgium)

Christoph Van der Elst is professor of Business Law and Economics at the Department of Business Law, Tilburg University and at the Faculty of Law, Ghent University (Belgium). At these universities he lectures different courses related to corporate governance, economic analysis of corporate law, commercial contracts and business law. He is a member of the Belgian Bar (Cottyn). He is/was a visiting professor at the European College (Brugge), University of Torino (CLEI), AMS (Antwerp) and IDC (Tel Aviv) and lectured at Utrecht University. He holds both a master in law and a master in economics and has a PhD in economics (Gent University). He is a member of the disciplinary court for the Belgian registered auditors (since 2007) as well as the chairman of the professional examination commission of registered auditors (since 2009). Previously he was senior scientific advisor of the Belgian supervisory agency of the accounting and audit professions (2000-2005), advised the European Parliament and the European Commission and acted as expert for the Belgian Minister of Economic Affairs, the Permanent Representative of Belgium to the European Union and the Belgian Institute of Auditors.
 
Education:
Bachelor and master in economics (Gent University, 1989/1991)
Bachelor and master in law (Gent University, 1992/1995)
PhD. in economics (Gent University, 2001)
 
Career
Research assistant Financial Law Institute (Gent University, 1995-2001)
Attorney, registered at the bar (as of 1995)
Scientific advisor High Council for the Economic Professions (2000-2005)
Assistant professor economic analysis of corporate law (Utrecht University, 2000-2005)
Professor of commercial contracts and corporate governance (Gent University, as of 2001)
Professor of business law and economics (Tilburg University, as of 2005)