Ben Van Rompuy is Assistant Professor of Competition Law at the Europa Institute of Leiden Law School. His main research interests lie in the fields of European and comparative competition law and EU internal market law. He has particular expertise in the application of European law and competition law in the media and sports sectors. Before joining the Europa Institute in August 2016, Ben was a senior researcher at the T.M.C. Asser Instituut in The Hague (2012-2016). As a recipient of a Francqui Foundation Fellowship of the B.A.E.F., he started his postdoctoral career at the Georgetown University Law Center’s Institute for International Economic Law (2011). During this time, he also served as a consultant in international antitrust for the US Federal Trade Commission. He previously was a visiting scholar at New York University (2009). Ben holds a doctoral degree in law (2011) from the the Vrije Universiteit Brussels. He is a member of the Advisory Board of the American Antitrust Institute, editor-in-chief of the Asser International Sports Law book series (Springer), and managing editor of the European Competition and Regulatory Law Review (CoRe).