Network

Since 2014, we have completed a number of (research) projects, which together include over 50 experts from a variety of backgrounds – 16 different universities, both European and national public institutions, and the private sector. If you wish to join our network, please contact the coordinators, Mira Scholten and Michiel Luchtman.

RENFORCE Researchers

  • Mr. Koen Bovend’Eerdt is a PhD candidate for Criminal law and Criminology at the Utrecht University School of Law.
  • Prof. Alex Brenninkmeijer is a member of the European Court of Auditors and Professor of the rule of law’s institutional aspects, Utrecht University, the Netherlands.
  • Dr. András Csúri is a postdoctoral researcher at Utrecht University focusing on the future of the European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO) and on transnational evidence.
  • Dr. Ton Duijkersloot is an Assistant Professor of Constitutional and Administrative Law at the Utrecht Centre for Regulation and Enforcement in Europe (Renforce), Utrecht University.
  • Ms. Joske Graat is a PhD candidate at Utrecht University and is attached to the Utrecht Centre for Regulation and Enforcement in Europe (Renforce).
  • Ms. Argyro Karagianni is a PhD researcher at the Utrecht Centre for Regulation and Enforcement in Europe (Renforce), Utrecht University.
  • Mr. Laurens van Kreij is a PhD researcher at the Utrecht Centre for Regulation and Enforcement in Europe (Renforce), Utrecht University.
  • Prof. Annetje Ottow is Dean and Professor of Public Economic Law at the Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance, Utrecht University.
  • Mr. Elmar Schmidt is a PhD researcher at the Utrecht Centre for Regulation and Enforcement in Europe (Renforce), Utrecht University.
  • Prof. John Vervaele is a Professor of Economic and European Criminal Law at the Willem Pompe Institute for Criminal Law and Criminology and the Utrecht Centre for Regulation and Enforcement in Europe (Renforce), Utrecht University.
  • Prof. Rob Widdershoven is a Professor of European Administrative Law at the Utrecht Centre for Regulation and Enforcement in Europe (Renforce), Utrecht University.

Experts from other Universities

  • Dr. Maurizia De Bellis is an Assistant Professor in administrative law at the University of Rome II “Tor Vergata”, Italy.
  • Prof. Martin Böse is a Professor of Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, International and European Criminal Law at the University of Bonn, Germany.
  • Dr. Merijn Chamon is a Post-doctoral Assistant at the Ghent European Law Institute, University of Ghent (Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence).
  • Dr. Florin Coman-Kund is an Assistant Professor of EU law at Erasmus School of Law, Erasmus University Rotterdam.
  • Ms. Antonia Corini is a PhD researcher in food law at the Doctoral School on the Agro-Food System (Agrisystem), Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore of Milan – Piacenza, Italy.
  • Prof. Paul Craig is a Professor of English Law, St John’s College Oxford.
  • Dr. Katalin (Kati) Cseres is an Associate Professor of Law at the Amsterdam Centre for European Law and Governance (ACELG), University of Amsterdam.
  • Dr. Mariolina Eliantonio is an Associate Professor of European Administrative Law, Maastricht University.
  • Prof. Katalin Ligeti is a Professor of European and International Criminal Law at the University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg.
  • Prof. Martino Maggetti is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the Institute of Political, Historical and International Studies (IEPHI), University of Lausanne.
  • Prof. Fabrizio Di Mascio is a Professor of political science at the University of Turin, Italy.
  • Prof. Bernd van der Meulen is a Professor of Food Law at Wageningen University.
  • Ms. Annalies Outhuijse is a PhD researcher at the Department of Administrative Law, University of Groningen.
  • Prof. Nicoletta Rangone is a Professor of economic law at LUMSA University in Rome, Italy.
  • Dr. Gavin Robinson is a Post-doctoral researcher at the University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg.
  • Dr. Anne Schneider is a Post-doctoral researcher at the department of Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, International and European Criminal Law at the University of Bonn, Germany.
  • Prof. Juliette Tricot is a Professor at the Centre for Criminal Law and Criminology at the Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense, Paris, France.
  • Prof. Esther Versluis is a Professor of European Regulatory Governance at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Maastricht University.
  • Dr. Sabrina Wirtz is a Lecturer at the International and European Law Department of the Faculty of Law, Maastricht University.

Experts from Public Institutions and the Private Sector

  • Ms. Katalin Berényi is a key expert in the Euromed Police IV project and a PhD candidate at the National University of Public Service in Budapest, Hungary.
  • Dr. Florentin Blanc is a Consultant – Business Inspections Reform Specialist at International Finance Corporation and the World Bank.
  • Dr. Federica Cacciatore is an Adjunct Professor of Policies of Administrative Simplification at the Tuscia University, Viterbo, and an advisor for administrative simplification at the Department of Public Function, Italian Presidency of the Council of Ministers.
  • Dr. Despina Chatzimanoli is a legal expert at the European Banking Authority in London, United Kingdom.
  • Mr. Jonathan Foster is an English barrister holding an LLM from University College London and a legal adviser at the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
  • Ms. Emma van Gelder is a former intern at the European Court of Auditors and a PhD candidate at the Erasmus School of Law, Erasmus University Rotterdam.
  • Mr. Floris Kets is a paralegal at Axon Lawyers Amsterdam.
  • Mr. Robert Kraaijeveld is a legal counsel at the Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets.
  • Dr. Gianni Loschiavo is a lawyer at the Secretariat of the European Central Bank in Frankfurt, Germany.
  • Ms. Giuseppa Ottimofiore is a consultant in Regulatory Delivery primarily working with the World Bank Group on enforcement and licensing assessment and reform projects – and an independent researcher in Public Law.
  • Dr. Mikołaj Ratajczyk is an officer at the European Aviation Safety Agency and the European Commission.
  • Ms. Marloes van Rijsbergen is a policy officer at the Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets.
  • Dr. Michele Simonato is a policy adviser in EU criminal law at the European Parliament.
  • Dr. Martin Wasmeier is a Senior Expert at the Legal Service department of the European Commission.