Geert Van CalsterProfessor of Law at KU Leuven
Prof Geert Van Calster is professor in the University of Leuven (KU Leuven) and the Head of its Department of International and EU law. He is a visiting professor at King’s College, London; Monash University, Melbourne; and American University (Washington). He has been a practising Member of the Belgian Bar since 1994 and as such combined pratical litigation insight with academic overview. In the area of environmental law, of note are his co-authored handbook (with Leonie Reins) on EU environmental law which was published by Edward Elgar in February 2017. Oxford University Press published the second edition of his Handbook of EU Waste Law in mid March 2015. The Research Handbook on Environment, Health and the WTO which he co-edited with Denise Prévost and with editorial help by Leonie Reins was published by Edward Elgar in May 2013. With Wim Vandenberghe and Leonie Reins he edited a research collection on Climate Change Mitigation Law, released February 2015.
Geert writes an acclaimed blog at www.gavclaw.com and his scholarship is regularly cited by Advocate Generals at the European Court of Justice.