Eleni Kosta

Eleni Kosta
Attorney-at-law
Skype for Business: eleni.kosta@timelex.eu

PRACTICE AREAS

Prof. Dr. Eleni Kosta is specialised in privacy and data protection law (GDPR), e-commerce, e-government, and human rights.

ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES AND MEMBERSHIPS

Eleni is a Professor of Technology Law and Human Rights at the Tilburg University in The Netherlands.

In 2011 she obtained a PhD in Law from the University of Leuven, Belgium, with a thesis on the concept of consent in data protection law, entitled Unravelling consent in European data protection legislation - a prospective study on consent in electronic communications.

She also holds the following academic positions and is a member of the following organisations and committees:

  • Advisory Board of the European Law Observatory for New Technologies (ELONTech)
  • Advisory Board of Bits of Freedom (Dutch digital rights group)
  • Netherlands Study Centre for Technology Trends
  • Scientific Committee of the annual International Conference on Computers, Privacy and Data Protection (CPDP), Brussels, Belgium
  • Europol Data Protection Experts Network (EDEN)
  • Steering Committee of the Interdisciplinary Summerschool on Privacy (ISP), Nijmegen, The Netherlands
  • Editorial Board of the European Data Protection Law Review
  • Editorial Board of the Information Technology and Law Series
  • Privacy and Identity Lab (‘PI.Lab’)
  • Associate editor of the International Review of Law, Computers & Technology
  • Programme committee of 8 international conferences

PROFESSIONAL ADMISSIONS

Eleni is a member of the Heraklion Bar, Greece

PRIOR PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Associate Professor at Tilburg University (TILT), The Netherlands
  • Assistant Professor at Tilburg University (TILT), The Netherlands
  • Visiting Professor at International Hellenic University (IHU), Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Senior research fellow at the Interdisciplinary Centre for Law and ICT (ICRI) of the University of Leuven, Belgium
  • Legal researcher at the Interdisciplinary Centre for Law and ICT (ICRI) of the University of Leuven, Belgium

EDUCATION

  • PhD in Law, University of Leuven (Belgium) (2011)
  • LL.M. in Legal Informatics, Leibniz University Hannover (Germany) (2005)
  • LL.M. in Public Law, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA), (Greece) (2004)
  • Law degree, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA) (Greece) (2002)