The Executive is responsible for the day-to-day management of CERIL. The Executive is composed of between three to fifteen conferees. In general, an appointment lasts for three years, with the possibility for re-appointment for a period of maximum three years.

Prof. em. Bob Wessels

Chair, Founding Member of CERIL

Emeritus Professor of International Insolvency Law, University of Leiden, The Netherlands

Prof. Ignacio Tirado

Vice-Chair, Founding Member of CERIL

Secretary-General of UNIDROIT

Professor (Titular) of Commercial Law, Universidad Autonoma of Madrid;

Senior Legal Consultant World Bank (Financial Sector)

Prof. Reinout Vriesendorp

Secretary/Treasurer, Founding Member of CERIL

Professor of Insolvency law, University of Leiden;

Partner De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Giorgio Corno

Member of the Executive, Founding Member of CERIL

Esq., Studio Corno Avvocati Milan, Italy

Prof. Tuula Linna

Member of the Executive, Founding Member of CERIL

Professor of Procedural Law, University of Helsinki, Finland

Prof. Stephan Madaus

Member of the Executive, Founding Member of CERIL

Professor of Civil Law, Civil Procedural Law and Insolvency Law, University of Halle-Wittenberg, Halle, Germany

Dr. Paul Omar

Member of the Executive

Barrister of Gray's Inn, (np);

Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya (np);

Consultant, International Financial Corporation

Senior Lecturer at De Montfort University, Leicester

Prof. Elina Moustaira

Member of the Executive

Professor of Comparative Law, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, School of Law, Athens, Greece

The Hon Lady Wolffe (Sarah P L Wolffe QC)

Member of the Executive

Commercial Judge in the Court of Session, The Supreme Courts of Scotland 

Adjunct Secretary to the Executive is:

Gert-Jan Boon

Researcher and lecturer on (international) insolvency law, University of Leiden, The Netherlands



Bob Wessels
Ignacio Tirado
Reinout Vriesendorp
Giorgio Corno
Tuula Linna
Stephan Madaus
Paul Omar
Elina Moustaira
Sarah Wolffe


Gert-Jan Boon