Frank Stevens obtained his Law Degree from the University of Leuven (Belgium) in 1991. He also holds an LL.M. in Admiralty from Tulane University (1992) and a Doctorate in Law from the University of Ghent (2017). Dr. Stevens joined the Antwerp Bar in 1993, and has been practising transport and maritime law since then. Since 2016, he is an Associate Professor at the Erasmus School of Law in Rotterdam. He is the Program Director for ESL's Master in Commercial Law, which provides students with a choice of four different tracks, including 'Maritime and Transport Law'
Dr. Stevens is the author of textbooks on Carriage of Goods by Sea and on Limitation of Liability, and regularly publishes and speaks on issues of transport and maritime law. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal for International Trade and Transport Law ('Tijdschrift voor Internationale Handel en Transport') and is on the Board of Editors of two other legal journals. He is a Titulary Member of the CMI as well as a member of the Belgian and Dutch MLA's, and has served as the Belgian MLA's President from 2015 till 2019.