Management Board RENFORCE

Linda Senden has been part of the academic world since her graduation at the University of Amsterdam, where she also started working as lecturer. In 1994 she started working at the University of Tilburg, where she was appointed Professor in EU law in 2004. She joined the Law Department and Europa Instituut of Utrecht University in 2011, where she holds the chair in EU law. She has been visiting professor at the several universities worldwide.

Machiko has received Ph.D. from Kyoto University, LLM at the London School of Economics (LSE), and MA in Law from the University of Sheffield. Machiko has been appointed as a postdoctoral researcher and lecturer at the University of Amsterdam (2011-14). She has also been appointed as a Hauser Visiting Doctoral Researcher (2010-11) of the Global Fellows Program at New York University (NYU) School of Law, a Visiting Researcher (2012) of the University of Sydney, a Visiting Fellow (2014-2015) at the Human Rights Program, Harvard Law School, and a Visiting Fellow (2015) at the Transnational Law Institute, the Dickson Poon School of Law, King's College London. Currently, Machiko is an Assistant Professor of Public International Law and a coordinator of the Master's Program in Public International Law at Utrecht University.

After working in Belgium for a number of years, John Vervaele left for the Dutch Institute for Social and Economic Law Research (NISER) at the University of Utrecht in 1987. In 1991 he was awarded the prestigious PIONIER subsidy. In 1992 he was appointed Professor/Director in Law Enforcement and European Integration. Since 1996 he is also Professor in Economic and Financial Criminal Law at the University of Utrecht. From 2003 on he is vice-dean and director of research of the Utrecht Law School.

In 2004, Ton van den Brink received a PHD at the Erasmus University Rotterdam. From 2005 to 2009 he was researcher at the Scientific Council for Government Policy (WRR). Until 2007, he also worked as lecturer at the Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam. In 2008, Ton led a research project commissioned by the ministry of Justice about the implementation of EU legislation. Ton is currently employed as associate professor of European Law at the Europa Institute of Utrecht University. He is also responsible for the daily management of the Europa Institute.

Before joining Utrecht University, Salvo worked as Postdoctoral Researcher at the Human Rights Centre of Ghent University, where he conducted a research project on the Common European Asylum System and its degree of compliance with International Human Rights Standards. In the ambit of his research, Salvo was awarded the prestigious EU Fulbright-Schuman Fellowship spent as a Michigan Grotius Research Scholar at the Center for International and Comparative Law and the Program on Refugee and Asylum Law at Michigan University Law School.

In his research, Stanislaw Tosza focuses on white-collar criminality and liability of mangers, European criminal law, as well as problems of enforcement of law. He is responsible for developing research and teaching courses regarding (criminal) law and digital technology, in particular cybercrime and digital evidence.