After receiving his PhD from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Donald Kalff spent most of his professional life as a manager at Royal Dutch Shell and as a member of the Executive Board of KLM, Royal Dutch Airlines.
During the last 15 years, he co-founded AIMM Therapeutics, a biotech company that generates antibodies against infectious diseases and cancer with unique proprietary technologies and he also founded MondialDx, a company which markets and develops diagnostic tests for tropical diseases. Moreover, he participates in two companies that develop more effective formulas for medicines for skin diseases and women’s health in the tropics. He has also invested in two companies in the field of cyber security.
Donald Kalff is the author of two books and numerous articles on the governance and management of large enterprises and on the competitiveness of Europe. His next book, “The European Enterprise — Value Ccreation for Society” will appear in 2020. He is a member of the board of the Dutch chapter of Transparency International, the largest anti-corruption network in the world.
Senior Research Fellow and Head of Global Governance, Regulation, Innovation and the Digital Economy at CEPS. He currently holds the Chair in Digital innovation at the College of Europe in Bruges (Belgium).
He is a non-resident fellow at the Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke University, and a Fellow of the World Academy of Arts and Science. His current research interests include regulation and policy evaluation, regulatory governance, private regulation, innovation and competition policies, Internet policy, cybersecurity and artificial intelligence. Andrea provided academic advice to several institutions, including the European Commission, the European Parliament, the OECD, the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank and several national governments around the world.
Andrea Renda earned a BA cum laude in Economics from LUISS Guido Carli University, Rome, in 1995 (Dissertation awarded a special distinction) and is European Master of Law and Economics (LL.M., with distinction, University of Hamburg, 1996). He holds a Ph.D. degree in Law and Economics awarded by the Erasmus University of Rotterdam. He is i.a. a member of the High-Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence set up by the European Commission in 2018.