Information Technology & Innovation Foundation
Born in France, Aurelien studied law at the University of Aix-en-Provence before traveling to Europe in order to gain the LL.M. European Master in Law & Economics from the universities of Bologna, Gent, and Hamburg. He further developed his interdisciplinary skills when he graduated from Sciences Po Paris and from the London School of Economics with an MSc in European Political Economy. Finally, he holds a Ph.D. in law from the University of Paris II Pantheon-Assas (Sorbonne) on a doctoral dissertation about “The Principle of Economic Efficiency in the European Case-law.”
Aurelien started his academic career at Sciences Po Paris, then taught in some UK universities (Westminster, King’s College London, Leicester De Montfort, St Mary’s). He has been a Visiting Scholar at the University of Oxford. He passed the Paris Bar Exam.
When Brexit started to materialize, he landed a position of associate professor of law at the Brussels School of Governance of the Free University Brussels (VUB).
Additionally, Aurelien is currently the Director of Antitrust & Innovation Policy at the think tank Information Technology & Innovation Foundation. He also holds teaching positions at George Mason University and the Catholic University of Paris.