Freyja van den Boom is a PhD candidate under the supervision of Dr Julie Robson and Dinusha Mendis. Freyja is conducting her PhD research on the legal and ethical aspects of control, optimizing and monetizing Big Data generated through the use of connected cars and V2X communications.
Before joining Bournemouth University, she worked as a project researcher on European funded projects on Privacy and Data Protection, the PSI Directive, Open Access and Text and Data mining. Prior to that she worked as a Trademark and Design attorney and as a lecturer on Law and Ethics.
She obtained her Bachelor and Master’s degree in Law (LLM) from the University of Tilburg in the Netherlands and a Master’s degree in Sociology of Law (MSc) from Lund University in Sweden.