VP Public Policy EMEA Netflix 

2018- present

Part-time professor of Digital Politics, Economy and Society at European University Institute Florence (EUI/STG), Florence, Italy 


Chair of the EU High-Level Expert Group on fake news and disinformation

2017- present

Member (director status) and vice chair to the Royal Dutch Academy of Science (KHMW) under the patronage of his Royal Highness Willem-Alexander, King of the Netherlands (2019 vice chair to the board KHMW)

2016 and 2017

Chair European Regulators Group for Audiovisual Media Services (ERGA), vice chair 2014 and 2015

2010 - 2020 

Honorary Judge at Court of Appeal The Hague

2010 – 2020

Chair to the Advisory Committee on copyright to the Minister of Justice

2009 - 2019 

Chair to the Board of Commissioners, Supervisory Authority to the Media of the Netherlands, Commissioner 2009-2013

2007- 2020 

Chair Centre for Intellectual Prioperty Law (internal REBO/UU group, focus on IP)

2007 - present

Chaired Professor of Copyright and Media- and Communications law at Utrecht University (part time)

2005 - 2007

Honorary Professor of Media- and Communications law at Utrecht University (part time)


Visiting Scholar on invitation by professor Eben Moglen and professor Jane Ginsberg, Spring Term 2002, Columbia Law School, New York.

2000 - 2007

Lecturer/Scholar at Molengraaff Instituut (CIER), REBO Rechtstgeleerdheid, Utrecht University. 

1998 - 2009

Attorney-at-Law Section Intellectual Property & Information Communication Technology, De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek The Hague and Amsterdam

1992 – 1998

PhD fellow (AiO) at the Institute for Information Law (IViR), University of Amsterdam (UvA).