Mathias Holvoet is a PhD-Researcher at the Institute for European Studies of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB). He is also a member of the Research Group Fundamental Rights and Constitutionalism (FRC) and a Senior Analyst for the Global Governance Institute (GGI). His main research interest lies in the field of International Criminal Law. Before joining the VUB as a Researcher, Mathias carried out various internships in the field International and European Criminal Justice. In 2009, he interned for the International Criminal Justice Program of the NGO No Peace Without Justice. Subsequently, he was an intern for the Belgian Desk at Eurojust. Lastly, he conducted an internship at the Office of the Prosecutor of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon
Mathias Holvoet will carry out PhD-Research under Work Package 7, entitled "Clarifying the grey zone between internal human rights abuses and crimes against humanity".