Ioannis Kampourakis is an Assistant Professor in Law and Markets at Erasmus School of Law, Erasmus University Rotterdam. Ioannis' research unfolds in the field of transnational economic governance, covering questions of legal theory and political economy, international economic law, transnational private governance, and business and human rights. Drawing from the regulation and governance of Global Value Chains, Ioannis attempts to map and analyze the transformations in the form and function of law in contemporary supply chain capitalism. He is working under the theme 'The Rule of Law in the Face of Rising Private Powers' for the research initiative 'Public and Private Interests: A New Balance'.
Prior to joining ESL, Ioannis held postdoctoral positions at the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford, and at the Edmond J Safra Center for Ethics, Tel Aviv University. He has also been a Visiting Professor at Tel Aviv University, a Visiting Lecturer at the Riga Graduate School of Law, and a Postdoctoral Associate at the University of Oxford. Ioannis holds a PhD in Law from the Free University of Berlin, a Master's in Public Law from Université Paris I-Sorbonne, and an LLB from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. Besides his academic endeavours, Ioannis is also a published author of fiction.