Guillaume Van der Loo
Guillaume Van der Loo is a Research Fellow at the Egmont Institute and the European Policy Centre. He is also Visiting Professor (EU Trade Law) at Ghent University. He obtained a PhD in Law (2014, Ghent University) on the EU’s new generation of Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Areas concluded with the EU’s neighbouring countries. He was also a researcher at the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) (2015-2020) and the Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies (2018-2019). His research and publications focus on the law and policy of the EU’s external and trade relations, with a particular focus on the new generation of EU trade and investment agreements, EU trade policy, EU external competences and EU neighbourhood relations.
Guillaume has contributed to several international research projects funded by different EU institutions and member states. He has also advised several governments and national and EU institutions on EU trade affairs and has commented widely on these topics in the media.
- The EU-Ukraine Association Agreement after Ukraine’s EU membership application: still fit for purpose Other publications
- The Commission proposal on reforming the Generalised Scheme of Tariff Preferences: analysis of human rights incentives and conditionalities Other publications
- Europe in the world in 2022: The transatlantic comeback? Other publications
- The EU-US Trade and Technology Council : mapping the challenges and opportunities for transatlantic cooperation on trade, climate and digital Egmont papers
- EU-MENA Trade Relations After COVID-19: State of Play and Scenarios for Modernising the EU-MENA Free Trade Areas Other publications
- Lost in translation? The Comprehensive Agreement on Investment and EU–China trade relations Other publications
- Transparency in EU trade policy: a comprehensive assessment of current achievement Other publications
- ‘Mixed’ feelings about the EU–Mercosur deal: How to leverage it for sustainable development Commentaries
- The European Parliament flexes its muscles on the EU–UK trade deal Commentaries
- Law and Practice of the Common Commercial Policy Books