Turbocharged Turnaround

2024 Educational Workshops

Wednesday 20 March & Thursday 21 March 2024

Leiden University, The Netherlands

12 CPD

Join us for EACTP’s second ‘Turbocharged Turnaround’ Educational Workshops, to be held at Leiden University in The Netherlands on 20 & 21 March 2024.

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The event will be an immersive workshop-style with a hands-on, teamwork, gamification approach focused on skills enhancement in the areas of Back to the Future of Turnaround Skills, The Preventative Framework, Innovation skill session, ESG & The Digital Society, and Building Trust & Relationships in Distressed Situations.

Addressing the topics and pressing needs arising from a new trading environment for sustainable workouts and resilient organisations for investors, lenders and stakeholders.

This event caters for CTPs, CTAs, Students, TMA members and turnaround professionals. Curated in collaboration with leading professors and industry experts from across Europe, including Leiden and Humboldt Universities.

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Partnership Opportunities

Partnership opportunities are available. Reserve your option soon to ensure your brand is front and centre of the Workshops.

To make this the best experience possible for your organisation, with lasting results, we’ve shaped packages that will give you visibility and create valuable connections across EACTP’s and industry-related networks. Leverage this event and make sure you are front and centre.


Wednesday 20 March


Registration & Networking


Back to the Future of Turnaround Skills – Jan Adriaanse, Professor of Turnaround Management, Leiden University & Director, Valuation Advisory Services, Kroll




Dinner – offsite at Prentenkabinet
Optional. Separate registration required

Thursday 21 March


Registration & Networking


Welcome Panel: Exploring the Significance of Skill Evolution and Upskilling

Let’s delve into the crucial topic of skill evolution and upskilling from a leadership standpoint. As Turnaround Professionals, what are the evolving challenges encountered in our field? A timely conversation about the importance of continuous skill development from a leadership perspective.

  • Allen Wilen, Partner, EisnerAmper LLP and TMA Global President 
  • Tyrone Courtman, Partner, RSM UK Restructuring Advisory LLP and TMA Europe President
  • Scott Y. Stuart Esq, TMA Global CEO


Core skill session: The Preventative Framework

  • How we got to consensual turnaround in Europe – Alan Tilley, Chairman, BM&T European Restructuring Solutions
  • The European Preventative Framework – Christoph Paulus, Professor Emeritus of Law, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin
  • Q&A




Innovation skill session: Tech & Tools – what data matters – Jonas Steeger, CEO & Co-Founder. Nordantech

Have you ever wondered what data tells us about managing turnaround measures? Join us as we explore the project portfolio landscape, diving into the insights that data provides. In this session, we will address common difficulties and share best practices, drawing on the latest findings from Nordantech’s SHIFTHAPPENS studies.

We will dissect measures, plans, and realizations reported by experts with over 4,000 years of industry experience. Don’t miss this opportunity to gain a comprehensive understanding of the transformative role data plays in effective turnaround management.

  • What data tells us about managing turnaround measures
  • What are common difficulties and best practices and what role technology plays




ESG & The Digital Society


Soft skill session: Communication – Building Trust & Relationships in Distressed Situations


Closing Remarks & Drinks Reception



The programme is subject to change


Be sure to register soon and secure your place! 

Remember to add the Dinner option to your registration if you plan to attend.

CTP Member


CTA Member


CTA Student (Live)


TMA Member


a discount of £200/€220 will be applied if you apply for EACTP CTP membership or enrol on the CTA Online Programme within 6 months of the 2024 Workshops.

NextGen (Under 40)




a discount of £200/€220 will be applied if you apply for EACTP CTP membership or enrol on the CTA Online Programme within 6 months of the 2024 Workshops.

Group Booking

(3-5 attendees, 20% discount) €479/attendee

Optional Events

Dinner at Prentenkabinet

Wednesday 20 March


No VAT is chargeable.

Refunds: refund requests will be accepted until midnight CET, Tuesday 21 February 2024 (four weeks out from the event). No refunds will be processed after this date, but you may make a name change for an admin fee of €100.


Prof Dr Jan Adriaanse

Professor Dr Jan Adriaanse

Professor of Turnaround Management/Interim Vice-Dean at Leiden University and Director, Valuation Advisory Services, Kroll

Jan Adriaanse is professor of turnaround management at the Leiden Law School of Leiden University. He is engaged in research projects in the interdisciplinary field of financial distress, turnaround management and insolvency law. 

Jan Adriaanse is professor of turnaround management at the Leiden Law School of Leiden University. He is engaged in research projects in the interdisciplinary field of financial distress, turnaround management and insolvency law. He is an author on these subjects and a regular speaker at international conferences. In December 2005 he defended his doctoral thesis called ‘Restructuring in the Shadow of the Law. Informal Reorganization in the Netherlands’.

Jan Adriaanse is co-founder of BFI (www.bfiglobal.com), a valuation advisory and investigation firm based in Amsterdam specializing in complex business valuations, corporate investigations, turnarounds and disputes.

In the annual Global Insolvency Practice Course of INSOL International he teaches the so-called ‘Workout Clinic’. Jan has hosted trainings and turnaround work-out workshops for among others INSOL International, US AID and the World Bank in Zambia, Uganda, Rwanda and South-Africa, as well as conferences and projects in Slovakia, Poland, Kosovo, United Kingdom, Germany and Latvia.

Christoph Paulus

Professor Emeritus of Law, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Germany

Christoph Paulus is professor emeritus of law at the Law School of the Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Germany, a position that he had held from 1994 to 2019.

He wrote his Dissertation (Dr. iur.) and his Habilitation at the University of Munich; and he earned an LL.M. from the University of California at Berkeley in 1984. As a Feodor Lynen Fellow of the Alexander v. Humboldt-Stiftung he had been at UC Berkeley in 1989 and 1990.

Since 1998, he has served several times as a Consultant to the International Monetary Fund in Washington, D.C., thereby inter alia preparing the IMF’s brochure on “Orderly & Effective Insolvency Procedures”. Additionally, in 2006, he has been appointed as a Consultant of World Bank in Washington, D.C., regarding inter alia insolvency laws and legislation. From November 2006 through November 2011, he served as Adviser of the German delegation for the UNCITRAL deliberations on group insolvency law and further topics. Since April 2019 he is Associate member of South Square, London, and since October 2019 Of Counsel of the law firm White & Case, Berlin. He is member of the Insolvency Expert Group for advising the EU Commission.

He is member of the International Insolvency Institute, of the International Association of Procedural Law, of the American College of Bankruptcy, of the International Academy of Commercial and Consumer Law and – as an extraordinary member – of the Instituto Iberoamericano de Derecho Concursal. From 2014 to 2017, he has been the Chair of the Academic Forum of INSOL Europe.

He has held guest professorships i. a. in Paris (Panthéon-Assas) / France, Cape Town / South Africa, Fukuoka / Japan, Brooklyn School of Law / USA, University of Sydney, Tongji University in Shanghai / China, the Lomonosov University in Moscow / Russia, and the Kenyatta University in Nairobi / Kenya.

Alan Tilley

Founding Partner, BM&T European Restructuring Solutions

Alan Tilley is a founding Partner of BM&T European Restructuring Solutions with significant expertise in operational and financial turnaround, pre- and post- acquisition M&A and cross border restructuring having worked on over 50 cases including ground-breaking cases that influenced legislation change. 

He was Insolvency & Rescue UK Turnaround Manager of the Year 2010,  winner of TMA Global International Turnaround of the Year award 2011 and TMA Europe large Turnaround of the Year 2015. He is the author of the UK Chartered Accountants best practice guideline on Turnarounds and of Globe Law’s “Turnaround Management; Unlocking and Preserving Value in Distressed Businesses”. BM&T are founders of European Restructuring Solutions, an association of independent turnaround boutiques in UK, France, Germany, Italy and Spain.  

Prior to becoming a turnaround professional he worked for Arthur Andersen in UK and France for 11 years and subsequently spent 20 years at CFO, Marketing and CEO level of large international manufacturing companies with extensive European and US operations.  In 1994 he performed a MBI of a UK trailer manufacturer turning it around before disposing of it to commence working as European leader of pioneering US turnaround company Glass & Associates. When Glass sold to Huron in 2007 he become MD of Huron Europe before leaving to establish BM&T in 2009 with former Glass colleagues as an independent European turnaround boutique. He has worked extensively in manufacturing turnaround and pre and post M&A restructuring in automotive, aviation supply chain, construction, chemicals, telecoms, plastic and packaging and service industries. He has worked tirelessly for TMA as President TMA UK, founding director of TMA Europe and VP International of TMA Global. He was a founding director of EACTP and as President oversaw the introduction of on-line learning and exam -based certification with Leiden University. 

Dr. Jonas Steeger

Managing Founder, Nordantech

Jonas Steeger is co-founder of Nordantech. He is responsible for the data science department and has extensive knowledge in the field of machine learning and project management. Nordantech uses this know-how to develop intelligent project management software specifically designed for turnarounds. Before his engagement with Nordantech, Jonas worked as a turnaround consultant with KPMG throughout Europe and obtained a Ph.D. in Economics with a focus on econometrics.


Workshops: Leiden University, Rapenburg 70, 2311 GJ,  Leiden

Dinner: Prentenkabinet, Kloksteeg 25, 2311 SK Leiden


The room block at the Golden Tulip Leiden Centre has now closed.

To enquire about availability please contact the Golden Tulip directly, mentioning EACTP:


+31 71 408 3500

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Event Information

Workshops: Kamerlingh Onnes Building (KOG Building), Leiden University, Steenschuur 25, 2311 ES, Leiden


Dinner: Prentenkabinet, Kloksteeg 25, 2311 SK Leiden

EACTP’s room block has now closed. To make your reservation please contact the Golden Tulip directly, mentioning EACTP:


+31 71 408 3500

Golden Tulip Leiden Centre
Schipholweg 3
2316 XB Leiden

All reservations are subject to the hotel’s cancellation policy. Guests are responsible for all costs incurred during their stay.

Please note: EACTP is working exclusively with the Golden Tulip and recommends that guests only book their rooms directly through the details provided. EACTP does not endorse or recommend any outside groups offering promotional rates at the host hotel and cannot guarantee their credibility.

By Air: Visitors arriving at Schiphol (Amsterdam Airport) can take the train to Leiden Centraal Station. Trains depart regularly (every 10 minutes) and the trip takes about 20 minutes.

Taxi transfer from Schiphol to Leiden is approximately €90.

For Rotterdam or Eindhoven airports click here.

By train: Leiden Central station is a 20-minute walk from the University, or a short taxi ride (approximately €20).

By bus: the nearest stops are Breestraat (4 minute walk), Hogewoerd (5 minute walk) and Kort Rapenburg (10 minute walk).

By car: there are paid parking places available. If you park your car on the streets of Leiden, please check the times and rates of paid parking. The times and rates might vary by parking zone. Some parking places nearby are: Park and Ride facility ‘Parking Haagweg’ or nearby Garenmarkt Parking and Breestraat Parking.

Take a look at the Sponsorship options here.

Please contact EACTP with your preferred option. A Sponsorship Agreement Form must be completed by return to reserve a sponsorship package. An invoice will then be raised. Once paid, your sponsorship will be confirmed and announced.

Business casual attire is perfectly acceptable throughout the event – we want you to be comfortable!

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