Thomas Tombal

Post-doctoral researcher, Tilburg University
Biography

Thomas Tombal is a post-doctoral researcher at Tilburg University. He is affiliated to the Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (TILT) and the Tilburg Law and Economics Center (TILEC). Thomas holds expertise in ICT law, and more specifically in the areas of competition law, platform regulation, data sharing, data governance and data protection issues linked to the data economy. He currently works on the Sector Plan “Digital Legal Studies”, where he contributes to the research program “From Regulating Human Behavior to Regulating Data”, and to the sub-project “Protecting autonomy in a data-driven society”. In addition to his research activities at Tilburg University, Thomas has teaching appointments at the University of Namur, where he obtained his PhD in September 2021  after five years of research at the CRIDS (Centre de Recherche Information, Droit et Société). The topic of his dissertation was: “Imposing data sharing among private actors: a tale of evolving balances”.


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