Gustavo Prieto

Faculty of Law and Criminology
Department of European, Public and International Law
Expertise: International Investment Adjudication, International financial Law, Distributed Ledger Technology & Law, Supranational Human Rights Protection Systems.

Dr. Gustavo Prieto holds a Ph.D. in Law from Verona University, Italy. He is a senior researcher at the Programme for Studies on Human Rights in Context at Ghent University.  His profile includes teaching and researching international economic law in different countries - Ecuador (his country of origin), USA, Italy, Germany, Belgium, Ukraine, and Russia. Before joining Ghent University, Gustavo was a Postdoc Fellow at the Law Department, Turin University, Italy, and a visiting researcher at the Max Planck Institute for International Law in Heidelberg, Germany. His research interests include the legitimacy of international investment adjudication, human rights protection, and transnational digital infrastructures.

Gustavo is a member of the Committee of the European Society of International Law (ESIL) Interest Group on International Economic Law and the Academic Advisory Board of the International Association for Trusted Blockchain Applications (INATBA).