Contact details: Chairwoman of NIVD: Dr. Susanne Berner [email protected] Deputy Chairmen: Dr. Hubertus Bartelheimer [email protected] Dr. Robert Schiebe [email protected] NIVD – Neue Insolvenzverwaltervereinigung Deutschlands e.V. was formed in 2007 (formerly VJI – Verband Junger Insolvenzverwalter e.V.) and represents the interests of all parties involved in insolvency proceedings in Germany. The association participates in legislative processes, supports the education of insolvency professionals and is a platform for exchange of information and networking. The organisation comprises currently more than 350 insolvency and restructuring professionals who mostly are insolvency practitioners, lawyers, representatives of financial institutions and judges. The association has two governing bodies: Executive Board and General Meeting. The Executive Board is supported by a scientific advisory board which looks after the interests of the members and functions as consultant for fundamental decisions. The main event is an Annual Congress in Berlin every September.