Dr. Asress Adimi Gikay is a Lecturer in AI, Disruptive Innovation, and Law at Brunel University London since September 2019, with his research focusing on Artificial Intelligence, Law, and Policy. He is a member of Brunel University Centre for Artificial Intelligence.
In 2020, he completed his PhD (with Honour) in Individual Person and Legal Protections at Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies (Pisa, Italy) with thesis dedicated to the Regulation of Automated Consumer Credit Scoring in the EU and the US. He also earned his Doctorate Degree in Juridical Sciences (Summa Cum Laude) at Central European University (CEU) in 2016 specializing in comparative secured transactions law. He holds LLM in International Business Law (CEU) and LLM in Comparative Law, Economic, and Finance (IUC-Torino). He obtained his LLB degree with distinction from Addis Ababa University Faculty of Law in 2008.
Dr. Gikay has published several articles in peer-reviewed journals on topics ranging from secured transaction law reform to the regulation of blockchain and cryptocurrencies including in the Journal of Civil Law Studies, Case Western Reserve Journal of Law, Technology & the Internet, Tilburg Law Review and Mizan Law Review. He has also authored monographs published on the International Encyclopaedia of Laws and a book title “Competition Law in Ethiopia” published by Kluwer Law International. He is the co-editor of “Human Rights, Consumer Law, and Vulnerable Consumers (Routledge, 2020).