Dan Svantesson is currently working as an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law, Bond University (Gold Coast, Australia). Having finished a Bachelor and a Master of Jurisprudence at Luleå University of Technology (Sweden), he came to Australia in 1999. After studying Alternative Dispute Resolution and being introduced to the common law system, at University of Western Sydney, he completed a Master of Laws (International Law) at University of New South Wales (UNSW). In 2004, he finished his PhD thesis titled 'Private international law and the Internet', at UNSW. An amended version of the thesis was published in 2007 by Kluwer Law International.
In addition to his work at Bond University, he is a Research Associate at the Cyberspace Law and Policy Centre and the Vice Chair of the Australian Privacy Foundation. Further, he is a member of the editorial board for the Masaryk University Journal of Law and Technology (Czech Republic) and the Computer Law and Security Review, as well as a Contributing Editor of the World Legal Information Institute (www.worldlii.org)
Dan specialises in international aspects of the IT society, an area within which he has published a range of articles and given presentations in Australia, Asia and Europe. Finally, he has been given several awards including Professor Anastasios Dontas Travelling Fellowship (2002) and David J Teece - AustLEA Scholarship in Law and Economics (2002)."