Executive, Council & Secretariat


To contact any of the personnel listed below, please email the Chief Executive Officer, Paul Newson.


The Executive

President 
Marcel Groenewegen (Neths)
Deputy President 
Frank Tschentscher (Germany) 
Vice President
Barry Cahir (Ireland)
Chief Executive Officer
Paul Newson (UK)
 
Treasurer
Eammon Richardson (Ireland)
  
Immediate Past President
Piya Mukherjee (Denmark)
Secretariat

Secretariat Structure Chart from 1 August 2021

Chief Operations Officer: Hannah Denney
Chief Technical Officer: Emmanuelle Inacio
Event Director: Caroline Taylor
Event Manager: Harriet Taylor
Secretary of Eastern European Countries' Committee: Niculina Somlea
Technical Officer: Myriam Mailly
Technical Research Co-ordinator: Paul Omar


The Council

Council Documents

Reserved Seats (Countries with 30 members or over) 
AUSTRIA - Matthias Prior
DENMARK - Michala Roepstorff 
FRANCE - Jean Baron
GERMANY - Florian Bruder
IRELAND - Vacant
ITALY - Giorgio Corno
NETHERLANDS - Alice van der Schee 
PORTUGAL - Francisco Patricio
ROMANIA - Vasile Godinca
SPAIN - Adrian Thery
SWITZERLAND - Sabina Schellenberg 
UNITED KINGDOM - Frances Coulson


Non-Reserved Seats (Max. 6 members in total)

POLAND - Laurent Le Pajolec
ITALY - Rita Gismondi
FINLAND - Jan Lilius
LITHUANIA - Frank Heemann
NETHERLANDS - Evert Verwey
FRANCE - Georges-Louis Harang    


Co-opted Directors (Max. 8 members in total)

AUSTRIA - Clarissa Nitsch
CZECH REPUBLIC - Tomas Richter
SPAIN - Alberto Nunez-Lagos
GERMANY - Steffen Koch
UNITED KINGDOM - David Rubin
ROMANIA - Radu Lotrean
ROMANIA - Nicoleta Mirela Nastasie
Latest News

European Commission’s Experts’ Group Update

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CERIL Report and Statement Published

Initiated and chaired by Prof. Stephan Madaus (Martin Luther University, Germany) and Prof. em. Bob Wessels (Leiden University, the Netherlands), a CERIL Working Party conducted a survey on issues of…

Virtual Law Workshop gathers PhD Researchers from Europe and beyond in Leiden

  From 4 to 5 March 2021, the Stichting (Foundation) Bob Wessels Insolvency Law Collection (BWILC) organised the third edition of the PhD Workshop on European and International Insolvency Law. The…

Virtual Fraud Conference Report

The First Virtual Fraud Conference took place on 2 and 3 February 2021, attracting more than 150 participants from jurisdictions all over the EU. The Fraud Conference was co-organised by R3, the UK Fraud…

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