Prof. Dr. Gert Vermeulen

Director IRCP since 01 July 1999

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Universiteitstraat 4
B-9000 Gent
Office 06.18.130.004
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Author Bio:

Personal:
born on 15 June 1968
Job description:
Privacy commissioner at Belgian Privacy Commission - since 21 March 2013
Extraordinary professor of evidence law at Maastricht University - since 15 December 2010
Department Chair Criminology, Criminal Law and Social Law at Ghent University - since 01 October 2006
Professor of criminal law at Ghent University - since 01 October 2000
Director at IRCP - since 01 July 1999
Assistant Professor of criminal law at Ghent University - from 01 October 1999 to 30 September 2000
Post-doctoral assistant at Ghent University - from 01 July 1999 to 30 September 2000
Academic assistant at Ghent University - from 01 July 1993 to 30 June 1999
Researcher at Ghent University - from 16 January 1992 to 30 September 1993
Lawyer at Ghent Bar - from 13 November 1991 to 24 March 1992
IRCP Membership:
Director IRCP since 01 July 1999
Member IRCP since 16 January 1992

Brief CV:

Brief CV descrription


IRCP function:
Director
2013 - 2017: UGent Research Consortium Crime, Criminology & Criminal Policy
2016 - present: Board of Directors, International Institute of Higher Studies in Criminal Sciences (ISISC, Istituto Superiore Internazionale di Scienze Criminali), Siracusa, Italy
2016 - present: Co-promotor, Centre for the social study of migration and refugees (CESSMIR), Ghent University
2016 - present: Promoter Research Master European and International Criminology with focus on “Border crossing, security and social justice”, Strategic Partnership (consortium Erasmus +: Erasmus University Rotterdam, Kent University, Ghent University, Bologna University, KOC University),Ghent University
2015 - present: University Teaching qualification, Maastricht University
2015 - present: Member for 'Research Data Management'
2014 - present: Member for programmacomité, Instituut voor Duurzame Mobiliteit (IDM), UGent
2014 - present: Association Internationale de Droit Pénal / International Association of Penal Law
2013 - present: Member for Belgium, Supervision Coordination Group, Schengen Information System II
2013 - present: Member for Belgium, Europol Joint Supervisory Body
2013 - present: Association Internationale de Droit Pénal / International Association of Penal Law
2012: arbiter, Centrum voor Arbitrage inzake Seksueel Misbruik (Belgian Centre for Arbitration on Sexual Abuse in the Church)
2011 - 2012: chairman scientific guidance committee, project 'Politiële bewapening in perspectief. Over gebruik en effectiviteit van pepperspray en wapenstok', Wetenschappelijk Onderzoeks- en Documentatiecentrum (WODC) (Scientific Research and Documentation Centre), Ministerie van Justitie en Veiligheid (Ministry for Justice and Security), The Netherlands
2011 - 2012: expert evaluator, project 'Evaluation of the implementation of the Europol Council Decision and of Europol’s Activities', Rand Europe, Europol Management Board
2008 - 2012: member board of directors, Governance of Security (GofS) Associated Research Group
2011: Association Internationale de Droit Pénal (AIDP) | International Association of Penal Law (IAPL) (representative to the European Union and the European Society of Criminology)
2010 - 2011: scientific committee, research project 'Combating Trafficking in Human beings for Labour Exploitation', European Commission (JLS/2009/ISEC/AG/176)
2007 - 2011: Flemish-Dutch Network of Terrorism Researchers (Vlaams-Nederlands Netwerk van Terrorismeonderzoekers)
2010: Children's Rights Knowledge Centre | Kenniscentrum Kinderrechten (KeKi), Flanders
2007 - 2010: scientific committee, research project 'Effective Defence Rights in the European Union and Access to Justice: Investigating and Promoting Best Practice', European Commission & Open Society Justice Initiative (Justice, Maastricht University, Open Society Justice Initiative, University of West England)
2009: Association Internationale de Droit Pénal (AIDP) | International Association of Penal Law (IAPL) (Belgo-Luxembourg national representative)
2009: board of directors, Association Internationale de Droit Pénal (AIDP) | International Association of Penal Law (IAPL)
2009: Union belgo-luxembourgeoise de droit pénal | Belgisch-Luxemburgse Unie voor Strafrecht (president)
2008: Flemish Society for Criminology, Criminal Law and Forensic Welfare Work | Vlaamse Vereniging voor Criminologie, Strafrecht en Forensisch Welzijnswerk (VVC) (co-iniator)
2007: European Society of Criminology
2006 - 2007: scientific committee, research project 'Kinderprostitutie in Vlaanderen' (Child prostitution in Flanders), ECPAT/Child Focus
2005 - 2007: scientific committee, research project 'Evaluatie van de wetten van 1995 en van enkele andere verwante instrumenten' (Evaluation of the 1995 acts to combat trafficking in human beings and child pornography), Dienst voor het Strafrechtelijk Beleid, Ministerie van Justitie (criminal policy service, Ministry of Justice), Belgium
2006: European Trafficking Research Network, International Organisation for Migration (IOM)
2005: board of directors, Union belgo-luxembourgeoise de droit pénal | Belgisch-Luxemburgse Unie voor Strafrecht
2005: European Criminal Law Academic Network (ECLAN)
2001 - 2005: non-profit association Panopticon, Belgium (secretary)
1994 - 2005: non-profit association Drugbeleid 2000, Belgium (secretary and vice-chairman)
2004: Netherlands-Flemish Society for Criminal Law (Nederlands-Vlaamse Vereniging voor Strafrecht)
2003 - 2004: scientific committee, research project 'Dispositifs de lutte contre les organisations criminelles. Une législation sous influence', Federal Public Planning Service Science Policy, Belgium
2003 - 2004: scientific committee, research project 'Evaluating the impact of existing legislation in Europe with regard to gemale genital mutilation' (Daphne-FGM), International Centre for Reproductive Health (ICRH), European Commission
2002 - 2004: scientific committee, research project 'Risicotaxatie bij jeugdige plegers van seksueel grensoverschrijdend gedrag' (Risk taxation of juvenile sexual offenders), Dienst voor het Strafrechtelijk Beleid, Ministerie van Justitie (criminal policy service, Ministry of Justice), Belgium
2002 - 2003: scientific committee, research project 'Research based on case studies of victims of trafficking in human beings in three EU Member States: Belgium, Italy and the Netherlands', European Commission (Hippokrates)
1993 - 2003: scientific committee, Drugbeleid 2000 | Gestion des drogues en 2000, Belgium
2002: International Criminal Law Network (ICLN), The Hague
2002: Flemish Lawyers Association (Vlaamse Juristenvereniging)
2001 - 2002: scientific committee, research project 'Establishment of a Directory of Active Organisations Combating the Phenomena of Disappearance and Sexual Exploitation of Children in Belgium, Italy, Hungary, the Netherlands, Poland, Romania and the UK', European Commission (Daphne)
1999 - 2002: board of directors, Jeunes Pénalistes | Young Penalists, Association Internationale de Droit Pénal (AIDP) | International Association of Penal Law (IAPL)
2001: non-profit association Panopticon, Belgium
2000 - 2001: scientific commitée, International Conference on Strategies of the EU and the US in Combating Transnational Organize Crime, organized within the framework of the preparation of the Belgian Presidency of the European Union, Flanders Expo, Ghent, 24-26 January 2001
2000 - 2001: jury, prijs Algemene Praktische Rechtsverzameling (APR), Belgium
1999 - 2000: Human Rights Ligue (Liga voor de Rechten van de Mens), Belgium
1999: Standing committee of experts on international immigration, refugee and criminal law (Meijers Committee) | Permanente Commissie van deskundigen in internationaal vreemdelingen-, vluchtelingen- en strafrecht (Commissie Meijers), The Netherlands
1997: Centre for the study of European Criminal Law (formerly: Centre for the study of the application of European Community Law in financial and criminal matters) | Centrum voor de studie van het Europees strafrecht (formerly: Centrum voor de studie van de toepassing van het gemeenschapsrecht in financiële en strafrechtelijke aangelegenheden), Belgium
1996 - 1997: scientific committee, Intellex 97 | Conference on Tactical and Strategical Intelligence Exchange on Organised Crime, The Netherlands
1996: Association Internationale de Droit Pénal (AIDP) | International Association of Penal Law (IAPL)
1996: Union belgo-luxembourgeoise de droit pénal | Belgisch-Luxemburgse Unie voor Strafrecht
1993: Gezelschap voor Internationaal Strafrecht (Society for international criminal law), The Netherlands