Ioana Bratu

Researcher & Lecturer (AI & Space Law)

Region:          Europe

Field:              Law


Profile:     I am a Researcher and Lecturer at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Law Faculty. In my teaching and research I am focusing on the intersection of Artificial Intelligence with Space Law. I am also a legal expert in a capacity-building and knowledge sharing project conducted by Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam in collaboration with University of Indonesia, for enhancing cybersecurity skills in higher education. I was elected as an Expert part of the Global Expert Group on Sustainable Lunar Activities organized by Moon Village Association and as a Member of the International Institute of Space Law and of the European Centre for Space Law. Before joining academia, I was part of the private practice, as a qualified lawyer, for almost 10 years. I practiced corporate law together with international law firms and as an entrepreneur, being founder of my boutique law firm. I am actively involved in coaching activities for female students and young graduates part of my academic obligations and also as a Mentor at Space Generation Advisory Counsel.