Follow us @INSOLEurope The Executive Committee for the year 2019/20 consists of: Piya Mukherjee, Denmark (President) Marcel Groenewegen, The Netherlands (Deputy President) Frank Tschentscher, Germany (Vice President) Chris Laughton, UK (Treasurer) Alastair Beveridge, UK (Immediate Past President) Caroline Taylor, United Kingdom (Director of Administration) INSOL Europe was formed in 1981 to involve insolvency practitioners and advisers throughout Europe. The Association is governed by its Executive and Council. INSOL Europe’s committees generate much of its work. The main event is an Annual Congress, hosted by a different country each year. A new committee designs the technical programme of each Congress. There is also a separate Technical Committee that carries out cross-border related studies referred by INSOL Europe’s Council, countries and other insolvency associations, INSOL International or its Member Associations. Other events and courses include the Eastern European Countries’ Committee (EECC) and the High-Level Course on Insolvency, each held annually in different countries. INSOL Europe’s committees include: • The Editorial Committee, chaired by Catarina Serra (Portugal) and Frank Heemann (Lithuania) produces the quarterly journal, eurofenix. Other committees include: • Eastern European Countries Committee, co-chaired by Evert Verwey (The Netherlands) and Radu Lotrean (Romania) • Liaison with INSOL International, chaired by Steffen Koch (Germany) • Sponsorship, co-chaired by David Rubin (UK) and Frank Tschentscher (Germany) • EIR Case Register, co-chaired by Chris Laughton (UK) and Reinhard Bork (Germany) • Academic Forum, chaired by Tomáš Richter (Czech Republic) • Turnaround Wing, co-chaired by Alberto Nuñez-Lagos (Spain) and Steffen Koch (Germany) • Financiers Group, co-chaired by Florian Joseph (Germany) and Francisco Patricio (Portugal) • EU Liaison, chaired by Barry Cahir (Ireland) • Judicial Wing, co-chaired by Michael Quinn (Ireland), Eberhard Nietzer (Germany) and Nicoleta Mirela Nastasie (Romania) • Glossaries Committee, chaired by Marc Udink (the Netherlands) • Anti-Fraud Forum co-chaired by Carmel King (UK) and Bart Heynickx (Belgium) • Young Members Group, chaired by Anne Bach (Germany) and Georges- Louis Harang (France) • Insolvency Office Holders Forum, chaired by Jean Baron (France), Robert Haenel (Germany) and David Soden (UK) • Strategic Task Force 2025 chaired by Alastair Beveridge (UK) & Steffen Koch (Germany) • Constitution Committee, chaired by Catherine Ottaway (France) • Legal Tech & Digital Assets Wing, chaired by Laurent Le Pajolec (Poland), Frank Heemann (Lithuania) and José Carles (Spain) • Development Committee, co-chaired by Alice van der Schee (The Netherlands), Radu Lotrean (Romania) and Alberto Nurez-Lagos (Spain). INSOL Europe has direct contact with the EU, contributing to studies relating to the business recovery, turnaround and insolvency process. Membership Membership is currently circa 1200 and is open to insolvency practitioners and their advisers (usually qualified lawyers, accountants or other insolvency practitioners), regulators, lenders, credit insurers, judges, academics and students. Many members also belong to kindred associations and are members of INSOL International.