Dr Albert Ruda is a Senior lecturer in Private Law at the University of Girona (Spain). He is a member of the Institute of European and Comparative Private Law and Dean of the Faculty of Law at that University.

He is a fellow of the European Centre of Tort and Insurance Law (ECTIL, Vienna), reporter of the Trento 'Common Core of European Private Law' Project (Environmental Liability), and former Van Calker scholar of the Swiss Institute of Comparative Law (Lausanne). He is also a member and secretary of the Spanish Network of European and Comparative Private Law (REDPEC).

Dr Ruda serves on the ELI Membership Committee.