Dr. Vassil Kirov is Associate Professor in the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (IPS-BAS) and Associate Researcher at the European Trade Union Institute (ETUI). His research interests are in the sociology of work and organisations, employment relations and digitalization. Vassil Kirov has been a researcher in large EU-funded research projects (SMALL, WORKS, WALQING, ENLIVEN, BEYOND4.0) and has worked as an external expert for the European Commission, the International Labour Organisation, the European Foundation for Working and Living Conditions and CEDEFOP. Vassil Kirov is Member was a member of the European Commission High-Level Expert Group on the Impact of the Digital Transformation on EU Labour Markets (2018 – 2019). Currently he is a Visiting Professor at Sciences Po, France. He has published several books and articles in international scientific journals. Among his last publications is the co-edited book: (2017): Policy Implications of Virtual Work. Basingstoke: Palgrave (with Pamela Meil).