Dr. Alberto Quintavalla is Assistant Professor at the Department of Law & Markets of the Erasmus University Rotterdam. He received his doctoral degree at Erasmus Universiteit in 2020 with a research about water governance from the Rotterdam Institute of Law & Economics and the Department of International and European Union Law. He has been a visiting researcher at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (recipient of the Guidetti Prize) and the European University Institute (recipient of Erasmus + Fund). His research interests are at the intersection of environmental governance, human rights and digital technologies. He has published in leading journals, served as a guest-editor of the European Journal of Risk Regulation and was an organiser of international conferences. He has been awarded the prize for the best ‘new voices’ 2020/2021 published in the European Journal of Legal Studies. He is admitted to the Italian Bar.