Prof Dr Hielke Hijmans is a Guest Professor in the Data Law course at the Brussels School of Governance (BSoG). He is a President of the Litigation Chamber/Member Executive Board of the Belgian Data Protection Authority. On a part time basis: guest professor at VUB (IES), member Meijers Committee (EU fundamental rights), lecturer Luxembourg University.
Author of The European Union as Guardian of Internet Privacy: The Story of Art 16 TFEU (Springer 2016), based on doctorate thesis.
Previously he worked as a consultant (e.g. at Centre for Information Policy Leadership (Washington, London, Brussels) and Considerati (Amsterdam)), at the EDPS, mostly head of policy unit, the CJEU (Cabinet Geelhoed) and at the Ministry of Justice in The Hague (Legislation Directorate).