"Circular economy is the future! It gives us the opportunity to make the shift in a logical and well-considered way to a society that has an eye for the limits of the planet and the interests of current and future generations."
Jonas Voorter (°1993) studied law at Hasselt University (LL.M. Government and Law, 2016, cum laude). He then started his lawyer's internship at Adhemar Law at the Limburg Bar, which he successfully completed in 2019. As a lawyer, he focused on environmental law, public procurement, real estate and construction law. During his activities as a lawyer, he also participated in two research projects at Hasselt University under the supervision of Prof. dr. Dr. Bernard Vanheusden. In September 2019, Jonas started as a doctoral researcher at Hasselt University. His doctoral research focused on the legal transition to a circular economy in the Belgian construction sector. In March 2023 he started as a postdoctoral researcher in construction law and environmental law at Tilburg University (NL) and Hasselt University (BE) where he will continue his research into the legal implementation of the circular economy in broad construction law.