Prof.dr. Ronald Leenes (1964) is director of the Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society and full professor in regulation by technology at the Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (Tilburg University).His primary research interests are techno-regulation, conceptual issues with respect to privacy, data protection in practice, data analytics, robotics, AI and human enhancement. Currently his work focuses on control (aka techno-regulation, accountability and transparency) in autonomous vehicles and on regulatory failure in technology regulation.
Ronald teaches regulatory theory and regulation of AI in the TILT LLM Law & Technology and the Global Law Bachelor’s programme at Tilburg Law School.
He has worked in several EU funded FP6/7/Horizon projects, such as the PRIME project, PrimeLife, ENDORSE, Robolaw and A4Cloud. He has done commissioned research for the European Commission and various Dutch ministries.