Steffen HindelangProfessor of International Investment and Trade Law at Uppsala University
Steffen Hindelang serves as a director at the CELIS Institute. The CELIS Institute is an independent non-profit, non-partisan research enterprise dedicated to promoting better regulation of foreign investments in the context of security, public order, and competitiveness. It produces expert analysis and fosters a continuous trusting dialogue between policymakers, the investment community, and academics. The CELIS Institute is the leading forum for studying and debating investment screening policy.
Steffen Hindelang is also a professor of international investment and trade law at Uppsala University in Sweden. He teaches and researches in the areas of international economic law, esp. international investment law, EU law and German public law. He is, furthermore, faculty at the University of Southern Denmark and adjunct faculty at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and Technical University Berlin. He is senior fellow at the Walter Hallstein Institute of European Constitutional Law at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and academic advisor to the International Investment Law Centre Cologne (IILCC). Previously, he was guest professor at, among others, the University of Uppsala as a Riksbankens Jubileumsfond – Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung Swedish Prize Laureate, at Nagoya University, Bocconi University Milan, the University of Lausanne, the Charles University Prague, the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), and the Turkish-German University Istanbul.
Moreover, Steffen has advised, inter alia, European governments on investment screening regulation as well as in international investment disputes and international organisations, such as UNCTAD, on matters of reform of the current international investment law regime. He was repeatedly invited by the European Parliament’s INTA Committee to prepare studies on the evolvement of the EU Common Commercial Policy in the area of investment. He was also involved in the Achmea proceedings, in particular in the German courts, and, lately, served as EU law expert in support of the Kingdom of Spain in US Court proceedings in Novenergia, Eiser, Antin, Masdar, and others. In the Swedish Supreme Court, he acts as expert in support of the Republic of Poland in PL Holdings. He serves at the ICSID Panel of Conciliators designated by the Federal Republic of Germany for the term 2019-2025. Steffen is series co-editor of the YSEC Yearbook of Socio-Economic Constitutions, Springer.