Jean-Marc Van Gyseghem received his Law Degree from the University of Louvain (UCL, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium) in 1995 and his DESS in Medical Law from the University of Poitiers (France) in 1996.
Since 1997, Jean-Marc Van Gyseghem has been member of the Bar of Brussels and partner of Rawlings Giles law firm since 2012. He is specialized in ICT, Medical Law (including civil liability), Insurance, Privacy, Data Protection and eHealth Services and Products.
He is expert appointed by the ITU (UN agency for information and communication technologies) and the Council of Europe in data protection, mainly pseudonomisation and personal data.
Since December 2001, he has also been working at the Research Centre on Information, Law and Society (www.crids.eu) at the University of Namur (Belgium) where he is now Senior Researcher and Head of the Research Unit “Liberties in the information society”. He is frequently invited to present communications on data protection and on eHealth. He is the author of several papers and book chapters in this domain.
He’s member of an ethical committee in a Belgian hospital and Deputy Manager of the “Collection du Crids”. Jean-Marc Van Gyseghem is fluent in French, Italian and English