The Rules for Growth team is made up of permanent members from various professional and academic backgrounds.
A solid team of dedicated volunteers provides the support needed to keep the institute running. The team ensures the management of the organization and of its different projects and events.
The authors of Droit & Croissance
Founder of Droit et Croissance/Rules for Growth Institute, Sophie Vermeille is a corporate and restructuring attorney at Vermeille & Co. Speaker and researcher with the legal economic laboratory at the University of Paris II, Pantheon-Assas, her research chiefly concerns the economy of insolvencies. She has been invited to teach bankruptcy law in various Parisian establishments, including the Sciences Po...View profile
Vice President of Droit & Croissance, he is a graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique, and holder of a PhD in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Economics professor at New York University and the Paris School of Economics. Between June 2012 and August 2013, he was Economic Advisor to the French Ministry of Finance. Administrator of the Europanova...View profile
A contributor to Droit & Croissance / Rules for Growth Institute, Eva is interested in law and economics, particularly from the point of view of behavioral economics applied to corporate law. She is also working on macroeconomic issues in competition law. Eva is a graduate of Sciences Po (Paris) and the Sorbonne (Master of Philosophy). After pursuing studies in...View profile
Adnene is a member of Droit & Croissance since 2021 and is involved in the Corporate Governance and Takeover Unit as well as the Banking and Financial Regulation Unit. After obtaining his bachelor’s degree in private law in Tunis, Adnene pursued his studies in France at the universities of Toulouse, Paris-Panthéon-Assas, Panthéon-Sorbonne and SciencesPo successively, within Masters specialized in...View profile
Thibault has been a member of the Rules for Growth Institute since March 2017, where he works in the restructuring research group. He is interested in bankruptcy law, European and international restructurings and law and economics. Thibault is also interested in corporate governance issues and shareholder activism, its impact on the financial markets and on the economy in general....View profile
Aurelio Gurrea-Martínez is an Assistant Professor of Law at Singapore Management University, where he teaches company law, financial and securities regulation, corporate governance, and comparative and international insolvency law. He is also the head of the Singapore Global Restructuring Initiative and co-chair of the SMU-3CL Cambridge Roundtable on Corporate Insolvency. Before joining SMU, he was a Fellow of the...View profile
Mathieu Luinaud works as a senior associate consultant in strategy consulting. A specialist of the space sector, his interest spans, on the legal side, from the regulation of space activities in orbit to the regulation of the telecom industry and space insurance. He is a member of the French Society for Air and Space Law (SFDAS) and of the Moon...View profile
Mathieu is a graduate of Sciences Po Paris after having carried out studies in political science, law, economy and finance on the Franco-German European campus of Sciences Po as well as at Princeton University. He is currently studying for a Master’s in economic law at the law school of Sciences Po, enabling him to do part of his legal...View profile
Paul became a member of Droit & Croissance in 2016. He graduated from the Magistère Juriste d’Affaires of Panthéon-Assas University and the MSc in Law and Finance of the University of Oxford. He is now practising as a lawyer in France and is a PhD student at the University of Oxford. Paul has initiated and participated in several research...View profile
Youcef is a member of Droit & Croissance, General Coodinator of the Steering Committee and is working in the Innovation and Financial Markets research groups. After finishing his BA in Philosophy at McGill University, Youcef read for a Masters in Economic Law at Sciences Po, Paris, followed by a MSc in Law and Finance at the University of Oxford....View profile
Vasile heads the Restructuring Research Group of the Rules for Growth (Droit & Croissance) Institute. He is a DPhil in Law candidate at the University of Oxford, working under the supervision of Prof. Horst Eidenmüller and Prof. Kristin van Zwieten. His doctoral research focuses on court-supervised corporate debt restructurings, and particularly on the governance strategies used for policing opportunism in corporate restructurings in the...View profile