Robin Bouvier is a French master graduate pursuing a Ph.D. specialized in Space Law at the Research & Development Centre for Law and Society (“Centro de Investigação e Desenvolvimento sobre Direito e Sociedade” – CEDIS) at Nova School of Law (FDUNL). After having graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Law (University Pierre Mendès France, Grenoble, France, 2012), he pursued a two-year master’s Degree in International and European Law (Uni. Copenhagen, Denmark, 2013) and International and European Affairs with a specialization in European Law (Uni. of Pau et des Pays de l’Adour, Bayonne, France, 2014). Beside his formation, he developed two years of experience practicing in law firms (Bayonne and Paris) and working as a European project manager/fundraiser for environmental and human rights NGOs (Surfrider Foundation Europe in France and the Institute of democratic governance in Spain). Since 2015 he acquired particular expertise in the aerospace sector notably through his participation to the ECSL Essay Competition (2nd place, 2017). He regularly participates in high quality space law events such as the ECSL Practitioners’ Forum, the Lawyers’ Symposium (European Center for Space Law, Paris), the SIRIUS chair day (Space Institute for Research on Uses of Innovative Satellites, Toulouse) or the International Outer Space summit (Vieira de Almeida, Lisbon). In 2018, he supported the team training and logistic for the European Rounds of the Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition at Nova School of Law (FDUNL).
During the next years, Robin prepares the defense of a thesis related to property rights in outer space and the private space sector implementing a cooperation between the Nova School of Law and the Space Institute for Research on Uses of Innovative Satellites (Université Toulouse 1 Capitole).