External PhD candidate
Georgios Stathis (1995) is a Ph.D. Candidate at the Center for Law and Digital Technologies (eLaw) of the Faculty of Law since 2017.
Georgios (1995) is an external phd candidate on logic, technology and law at Leiden University since 2017 as well as the co-founder and chief executive officer at Venterp since 2019. He studied LLB Global Law at Tilburg University (2013-2016), while completing an exchange at Fundação Getulio Vargas, LLM International Trade and Investment Law at the University of Amsterdam (2016-2017), where he was the chairman of the Amsterdam Student Association of International Law (ASA) and attended the Summer School on Law and Logic of the European University Institute and Harvard Law School (2016). Throughout his studies he interned in 5 companies around the world (Greece (2), United Kingdom, Brazil & Netherlands) and participated in various competitions as well as volunteering activities. After graduating he held the positions of research and teaching assistant at Leiden University (2017-2019) and trained in business development at Reynen Court (2018).
In 2015 he won the Innovating Justice Student Challenge award of the Hague Institute for Innovation of Law (HiiL) and in 2019 he was selected for T500 as one of the top 500 digital minds under the age of 26 in the Netherlands by The Next Web (TNW).