Officers

Executive Committee


MEMBERS RETIRING IN 2018

Joost Willem ACHTERBERG
Kennedy Van der Laan
NETHERLANDS
joost.achterberg@kvdl.nl

Jean-Philippe ARROYO
JP Karsenty & Associés
FRANCE
jpharroyo@jpkarsenty.com

Tabata ARTETA
Barrios Fuentes - Abogados
PERU
tarteta@bafur.com.pe

Stefan BAIS
AKD
NETHERLANDS
sbais@akd.nl

Jan-Ove BECKER
vangard | Littler Global
GERMANY
j.becker@vangard.de

Chiara CALIANDRO
Studio Legale De Berti Jacchia Franchini Forlani
ITALY
c.caliandro@dejalex.com

Jérôme DEBRAS
JDLAW
FRANCE
debras@jdlaw.fr

Tiziana DI CIOMMO
PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers)
SPAIN
t.diciommo@icab.es

Bruno GUARNIERI
Miguel Neto Advogados
BRAZIL
bsg@mnadv.com.br

Simone HOFBAUER
Barandun von Graffenried AG
SWITZERLAND
simone.hofbauer@bvgag.ch

Christian LEUENBERGER
Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law Ltd
SWITZERLAND
christian.leuenberger@pestalozzilaw.com

Jérôme NICOLAS
Python
SWITZERLAND
jnicolas@pplex.ch

Benedikt ROHRSSEN
Taylor Wessing Partnerschaftsgesellschaft mbB
GERMANY
B.Rohrssen@taylorwessing.com

Stefanie TACK
Jones Day
BELGIUM
stack@jonesday.com

Laura TAVAKKA
Hannes Snellman Attorneys Ltd
FINLAND
laura.tavakka@hannessnellman.com

Lennart ØSTENFELD
Moalem Weitemeyer Bendtsen
DENMARK
lmo@mwblaw.dk


MEMBERS RETIRING IN 2019

Sophie ARNOLD
Walder Wyss Ltd.
SWITZERLAND
sophie.arnold@walderwyss.com

Martijn BURGERS
Pact advocaten LLP
NETHERLANDS
burgers@pactadvocaten.nl

Alex CARBONELL
Gómez-Acebo & Pombo Abogados, S.L.P.
SPAIN
acarbonell@ga-p.com

Stéphane DE NAVACELLE
Navacelle Avocats
FRANCE
sdenavacelle@navacellelaw.com

Benjamin DÜRIG
FRORIEP
SWITZERLAND
bduerig@froriep.ch

Arne FRIESE
DISSMANN ORTH
GERMANY
friese@dolaw.de

Kenji HIROOKA
ANDERSON MORI & TOMOTSUNE
JAPAN
kenji.hirooka@amt-law.com

Eva INDRUCHOVA
Czech Bar Association
CZECH REPUBLIC
eva.indruchova@seznam.cz

Alexander LEUFTINK
LINK Lawyers
NETHERLANDS
aleuftink@linkadvocaten.nl

Mette LYKKE
DLA Piper Denmark
DENMARK
mette.lykke@dlapiper.com

Sabine NYVLT
Bratschi Wiederkehr & Buob AG
SWITZERLAND
sabine.nyvlt@bratschi-law.ch

Kasper RIPKEN
Kiveld International Lawyers
NETHERLANDS
kr@kiveld.nl

Rebekka STUMPFROCK
AVANTCORE Rechtsanwälte
GERMANY
rstumpfrock@avantcore.de

Antonio VARAS
Porzio, Ríos, García & Asociados
CHILE
avaras@porzio.cl

Dieter VEESTRAETEN
Astrea bv cvba
BELGIUM
dve@astrealaw.be

Minglei WU
Mingleilegal LLC
CHINA
minglei@mingleilegal.com


MEMBERS RETIRING IN 2020

Mariella BADE-LANDELL
Castrén & Snellman Attorneys Ltd.
FINLAND
mariella.bade-landell@castren.fi

Ricardo GAMA
Veirano Advogados Associados
BRAZIL
ricardo.gama@veirano.com.br

Catrice GAYER
Herbert Smith Freehills Germany LLP
GERMANY
catrice.gayer@hsf.com

Nicolas HERREN
Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law Ltd
SWITZERLAND
nicolas.herren@pestalozzilaw.com

Moritz MAURER
Niederer Kraft & Frey Ltd
SWITZERLAND
moritz.maurer@nkf.ch

Giovanni PATTI
Abbatescianni Studio Legale e Tributario
ITALY
gpatti@abbatescianni.eu

Julia PEKKALA
HPP Attorneys Ltd.
FINLAND
julia.pekkala@hpplaw.fi

Clara POGLIA
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
SWITZERLAND
clara.poglia@swlegal.ch

Ioan RADU
SCP “FRATILA, RODL & PARTNER” SCA
ROMANIA
Ioan.Radu@roedl.pro

Pierre-Yves SAMSON
Soffal
FRANCE
pysamson@soffal.fr

Johannes STRUCK
Brödermann Jahn Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH
GERMANY
johannes.struck@german-law.com

Pieter VAN DEN BROECK
Monard Law
BELGIUM
pieter.vandenbroeck@monardlaw.be

Jorge VIGIL
Barros Silva Varela & Vigil
CHILE
jvigil@bsvv.cl

Donata VON ENZBERG
Taylor Wessing Partnerschaftsgesellschaft mbB
GERMANY
d.enzberg@taylorwessing.com

Gustavo YANES
Monereo Meyer Marinel-lo Abogados, S.L.P.
SPAIN
gyanes@mmmm.es


Management Committees


Congress

2018 Co-Chairs

Marie BRASSEUR
ALTIUS
BELGIUM
marie.brasseur@altius.com

Grégoire RYELANDT
Crowell & Moring
BELGIUM
gryelandt@crowell.com

2019 Chair

Manuela CAVALLO
Portolano Cavallo Studio Legale
ITALY
mcavallo@portolano.it

Work Coordinators

Congress 2018

Jean-Rodolphe FIECHTER
Kellerhals Carrard
SWITZERLAND
jean-rodolphe.fiechter@kellerhals-carrard.ch

Karen RUBACK
Grinberg e Cordovil Advogados Associados
BRAZIL
kcr@gcalaw.com.br

Andreas WHITE
Kingsley Napley LLP
UNITED KINGDOM
awhite@kingsleynapley.co.uk

Elections

President

Ferenc BALLEGEER
FB-Private Wealth Law
BELGIUM
ferenc@advocaatballegeer.be

Vice-President

Caroline BARBE
SOLUCIAL
FRANCE
cbe@solucial.com

Emmanuel KASPEREIT
Archipel
FRANCE
ekaspereit@archipel-law.com

Auditor

Mathieu NOËL – Serge LELEUX
RSM Interaudit SCRL
BELGIUM
interaudit@rsm-belgium.be

Former Bureau Members


HONORARY PRESIDENTS

1967 - Franz-Josef WITTMANN (GERMANY)
1977 - Harro GURLAND (FRANCE)
1978 - Anne-Marie TRAHAN (CANADA)
1979 - Charles Anthony SLINGSBY (UNITED KINGDOM)
1980 - Christian DIERYCK (BELGIUM)
1982 - Paul-Rolf MEURS-GERKEN (DENMARK)
1982 - Klaus GUENTHER (GERMANY)
1984 - Giovanni DE BERTI (ITALY)
1985 - Jean-Daniel THERAULAZ (SWITZERLAND)
1986 - Michael CARRIGAN (IRELAND)
1987 - Murray S. LEVIN (UNITED STATES)
1988 - Edo Th. GROENEWALD (NETHERLANDS)
1989 - Catherine COTSAKI (GREECE)
1989 - Thierry GARBY (FRANCE)
1991 - Siegfried H. ELSING (GERMANY)
1992 - Elisabet FURA (SWEDEN)
1993 - Marie-Anne BASTIN (BELGIUM)
1994 - Douglas HORNUNG (SWITZERLAND)
1995 - Manfred KRAEMER (GERMANY)
1996 - Guy HARLES (LUXEMBOURG)
1997 - Jean-Yves FELTESSE (FRANCE)
1998 - Horacio BERNARDES-NETO (BRAZIL)
1999 - Felix R. EHRAT (SWITZERLAND)
1999 - Horacio BERNARDES NETO (BRAZIL)
2000 - Malcolm MCNEIL (UNITED STATES)
2001 - Michelle SINDLER (AUSTRALIA)
2002 - Adi SEFFER (GERMANY)
2003 - Claudio COCUZZA (ITALY)
2004 - Miguel AVILLEZ PEREIRA (PORTUGAL)
2005 - Frans DUYNSTEE (NETHERLANDS)
2006 - Nicole VAN RANST (BELGIUM)
2007 - Christian LUNDGREN (DENMARK)
2008 - Pär REMNELID (BELGIUM)
2009 - Duarte ATHAYDE (PORTUGAL)
2010 - Saverio LEMBO (SWITZERLAND)
2011 - Alessandra TARISSI DE JACOBIS (ITALY)
2012 - Tanja JUSSILA (FINLAND)
2014 - Thierry ABALLEA (FRANCE)
2015 - Anita SCHLÄPFER (SWITZERLAND)
2016 - Dirk H. NUYTS (SWITZERLAND)
2017 - Orsolya GÖRGÉNYI (HUNGARY)

SECRETARY GENERALS

1972 - Jean-Claude WOLTER (LUXEMBOURG)
1980 - Albert Louis DUPONT-WILLEMIN (SWITZERLAND)
1988 - Emmanuel HAYAUX DU TILLY (FRANCE)
1992 - Philippe XAVIER-BENDER (FRANCE)
1996 - Jérôme DEPONDT (FRANCE)
2001 - Etienne ROCHER (FRANCE)
2007 - Duarte ATHAYDE (PORTUGAL)
2009 - Agnès PROTON (FRANCE)
2013 - Dirk H. NUYTS (SWITZERLAND)
2016 - Nicolas THIELTGEN (LUXEMBOURG)

TREASURERS

2000 - G.-Bernard VAN PARYS (BELGIUM)
2004 - Maite MASCARO-MIRALLES (SPAIN)
2008 - Jan SWINNEN (BELGIUM)
2010 - Pauliina TENHUNEN (FINLAND)
2012 - Svenja ARNDT (GERMANY)
2015 - Philippe NOTTER (SWITZERLAND)
2017 - Justyna SZPARA (POLAND)

VICE-PRESIDENTS

-
Bernard CAHEN (FRANCE)
Gunnar CARLER (FRANCE)
Raymond COURVOISIER (SWITZERLAND)
Gerard DE GUBERNATIS (FRANCE)
Jean-Marie DEFOURNY (BELGIUM)
Frank DOUSSELAERE (BELGIUM)
Michael ELLMAN (UNITED KINGDOM)
Avery GLIZE-KANE (FRANCE)
Giorgio GRISOLIA (ITALY)
Jens JACOBSEN JENSEN (NETHERLANDS)
Lyne LEVI-VALENSIN (FRANCE)
Maria de Lourdes LOPES DIAS (PORTUGAL)
John MAYCOCK (UNITED KINGDOM)
Antonio MEIRELES (PORTUGAL)
Manfred MEUREN (GERMANY)
Otto ORTNER (AUSTRIA)
Gordana POPOVIC (SERBIA)
Enrico RADICE (ITALY)
Amirav RAND (ISRAEL)
Richard RAWLENCE (UNITED KINGDOM)
Christiane TCHANG-BENOIT (FRANCE)
Jan WIDLUND (SWEDEN)
Nicolas WILTBERGER (FRANCE)
1986
Hans-Erik AHMAN (SWEDEN)
1987
Ulrich C. FELDMANN (GERMANY)
1988
Timo KORPIOLA (FINLAND)
Gaetano SARDO (ITALY)
1989
Marguerite FLORIO (SWITZERLAND)
Abel LACERDA BOTELHO (PORTUGAL)
1990
Peter KIENAST (SWITZERLAND)
1991
Victor GILLEN (LUXEMBOURG)
Alfred MEILI (SWITZERLAND)
Hans Dr PRITZ (AUSTRIA)
1992
Hideki KOJIMA (JAPAN)
Mustapha ROUABAH (ALGERIA)
Nitin THAKKER (INDIA)
1993
Michael Dr. BRAUCH (GERMANY)
Miriam SALHOLZ (UNITED STATES)
Paul SUPNIK (UNITED STATES)
1994
Hugo CALLENS (BELGIUM)
Helena DE BACKER (BELGIUM)
François RUHLMANN (FRANCE)
1995
Louise LEVESQUE (CANADA)
MATADI NENGA GAMANDA (CONGO RDC)
1996
Isabel-Clara CANALS-FROSCH (AUSTRIA)
Marja RAMM-SCHMIDT (FINLAND)
Georges STEVENS (BELGIUM)
1997
Pietro CAVASOLA (ITALY)
Susannah L. MAAS (SWITZERLAND)
Petria MCDONNELL (IRELAND)
Fredericus V.B.M. MUTSAERTS (NETHERLANDS)
Deepjot Singh NARULA (INDIA)
Guilherme STUSSI-NEVES (BRAZIL)
1998
Randall K. ANDERSON (UNITED KINGDOM)
Stefano DINDO (ITALY)
Jean-Frédéric MAURO (FRANCE)
1999
John KAHLKE (DENMARK)
Hugues LANGLAIS (CANADA)
Winfried F. SCHMITZ (UNITED STATES)
2000
Girolamo ABBATESCIANNI (ITALY)
Robert BOSMAN (BELGIUM)
Carlo MASTELLONE (ITALY)
2001
Véronique DE MEESTER (LUXEMBOURG)
Pekka JAATINEN (FINLAND)
Pekka PUHAKKA (FINLAND)
2002
Marc JOBERT (FRANCE)
Keith E. OLIVER (UNITED KINGDOM)
Hermano VILLEMOR AMARAL NETO (BRAZIL)
2003
Louman MPOY (CONGO RDC)
Christoph PETSCH (AUSTRIA)
2004
Gijs H.J. HEUTINK (NETHERLANDS)
Thomas Dr. MILLER (GERMANY)
Robin SHELDON (UNITED STATES)
Matthias M.C.J. STECHER W., (GERMANY)
2005
Massimo AUDISIO (ITALY)
Daniel HOCHSTRASSER (SWITZERLAND)
Antonio PRIDA PEON DEL VALLE (MEXICO)
Louise-Hélène SENECAL (CANADA)
2006
Daniel MARUGG (SWITZERLAND)
Francesco SALESIA (ITALY)
2013
Mario KROGMANN (GERMANY)

HONORARY MEMBERS

2007
Michael.H BYOWITZ (UNITED STATES)
Ernst GIESE (CZECH REPUBLIC)
2008
Beat MUMENTHALER (SWITZERLAND)
Jean-Claude RIVALLAND (FRANCE)
Aaron SCHILDHAUS (UNITED STATES)
Markus ZWICKY (SWITZERLAND)
2009
Jean-Louis COLLART (SWITZERLAND)
2010
Sonia CORTES (SPAIN)
Anders FORKMAN (SWEDEN)
Barbara KOOPS (LUXEMBOURG)
2011
Markus BAUER (GERMANY)
Gerd D. GOYVAERTS (BELGIUM)
Sonia GUMPERT (SPAIN)
Christophe HERY (FRANCE)
Alberto MURRAY NETO (BRAZIL)
Salli Anne SWARTZ (FRANCE)
2012
Joren DE WACHTER (BELGIUM)
Patrick GOUDREAU (CANADA)
Joe KARAM (LEBANON)
Wm. T. (Bill) ROBINSON (UNITED STATES)
Lorenza ZANNINI (ITALY)
2013
Mattia DALLA COSTA (GERMANY)
Ines POESCHEL (SWITZERLAND)
Cristobal PORZIO (CHILE)
2014
Steven DE SCHRIJVER (BELGIUM)
Severin ROELLI (SWITZERLAND)
2015
Renata ANTIQUERA (BRAZIL)
Marcelo BOMBAU (ARGENTINA)
Sergio CALDERARA (BRAZIL)
Michelangelo CICOGNA (ITALY)
Stephen L. DREYFUSS (FRANCE)
Michiel GROENLAND (NETHERLANDS)
Michael REYNOLDS (BELGIUM)
2016
Julia BLIND (GERMANY)
Ricardo CHACON LOPEZ-VELARDE (MEXICO)
Mark Oliver KÜHN (GERMANY)
Neil B. TANNER (UNITED STATES)
2017
Benjamin BORSODI (SWITZERLAND)
Frank BOYLE (PERU)
Martine HOOGENDOORN (NETHERLANDS)
Giuseppe SCOTTI (ITALY)