Prof. Dr. Ignacio Tirado

Professor of Corporate, Banking and Insolvency Law

Universidad Autónoma of Madrid (Spain)

Senior Legal Consultant, World Bank (Financial Sector)

Member of the Executive Committee, Director and Co-­Chair of the Academic Committee, of the International Insolvency Institute.

Vice-Chair, Conference of European Restructuring and Insolvency Law

Member of the Academic Board and one of the 5 Founding Members of the European Banking Institute

International Fellow, American College of Bankruptcy

Prof. Ignacio Tirado teaches Commercial, Corporate and Insolvency Law at the Universidad Autónoma of Madrid (Spain). Ignacio is Senior Legal Consultant at the World Bank’s Financial Sector Practice and Consultant on insolvency-­related matters to the IMF´s Legal Department. A qualified lawyer, Ignacio was Of Counsel of the Business Restructuring and Insolvency Practice of Hogan Lovells, LLP (Madrid Office, then Lovells LLP), until he joined the World Bank. Ignacio is a Member of the Executive Committee and a Director of the International Insolvency Institute, where he is also co-Chair of the Academic Committee. He is the Vice-Chair of the pan-European think tank Conference of European Restructuring and Insolvency Law. He has represented the World Bank in UNCITRAL´s Working Group V (insolvency) and Spain and the III in Working Group VI (secured transactions). A founding member of the Academic Board of the European Banking Institute, Ignacio is International Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy.