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Robbert van Eijk

External PhD candidate

R.J.W. van Eijk

Working title: 'Web Privacy Measurement in Real-Time Bidding Systems'. Dual PhD candidate at Leiden University Dual PhD Centre.

More information about Robbert van Eijk

Rob's research interests include customer lifetime value, management of privacy risks, graph mining and network data analytics. 


Robbert J. van Eijk (1969, Rosmalen) completed secondary school (1988, Gymnasium-β) at the Sint-Janslyceum in ’s-Hertogenbosch. He received an undergraduate degree in electrical engineering (1990) from Eindhoven University of Technology, a BSc in electrical engineering (1994) from Fontys University of Applied Sciences in Eindhoven, and a MSc in ICT and business (2011) from the Leiden Institute of Advanced Computer Science, Faculty of Science of Leiden University.

Robbert works as senior supervision officer at the Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens, the Dutch Data Protection Authority (DPA). He represented the Dutch DPA in (inter)national meetings and as technical expert in court. He also represented the Article 29 Data Protection Working Party in the multi-stakeholder negotiations of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) on Do Not Track. He started his professional career in the automotive industry. As an onsite consultant he specialized in dealer-network planning using geographical information systems. Then, he founded Blaeu Business Intelligence, a company with a focus on office automation for small-sized enterprises. The company was acquired after he had been running it successfully for nine years.

Recently, he served as an external supervisor of the concluding Master’s thesis projects of Scheepers [2018] and Turcios Rodríguez [2018]. He has been assessed by APMG International as approved PRINCE2© Trainer, and by the IPMA as Certified Project Manager.

External PhD candidate

  • Faculteit Rechtsgeleerdheid
  • Instituut voor Metajuridica
  • eLaw@Leiden

Work address

Kamerlingh Onnes Building
Steenschuur 25
2311 ES Leiden
Room number flex



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