Visiting Professor

    Evariest Callens


    Evariest Callens (1994) is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Financial Law Institute. His research focuses on the regulation and supervision of financial market infrastructures (FMIs).

    Evariest holds a Master in Law (2014-2016), a Complementary Master of Science in Economics (2016-2019), and a PhD in Law (2017-2021), all from Ghent University. From September 2019 to June 2020, he was a Visiting Researcher with the Graduate Program of Harvard Law School. He received a scholarship from the Belgian American Educational Foundation (BAEF) for his research at Harvard and worked as a research assistant for Em. Prof. Hal Scott. In 2014, Evariest studied at University of Miami School of Law (exchange semester).

    Evariest is affiliated with the European Banking Institute (2018, Frankfurt), the Young Scholars Initiative of the Institute for New Economic Thinking (2019, New York), and the Belgian Centre for Company Law (2021, Brussels). He has interned at the Constitutional Court of Belgium, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), international law firms, a Belgian private equity firm, and a Belgian bank.