Director of the IFRC Reference Centre for Psychosocial Support since 2006. MSc in psychology, specialization in psychotraumatology
Ea is the technical advisor for the European Region, MHPSS-EN board member, emergency response and involved in various projects as https://whocares-pss.info/. Engaged in producing social media content, manuals, and training materials. Master trainer in MHPSS.
Sarah is the Team Leader for the MHPSS Advisors team within the IFRC PS Centre. She also has responsibility for humanitarian diplomacy with Movement partners, Government actors and with other humanitarian agencies/ organisations. She supports strategic processes within the PS Centre and the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement more broadly, and externally represents the PS Centre in various forums and meetings.
Eliza is the technical advisor mainly supporting the Asia Pacific (AP) region. She leads the Asia Pacific MHPSS Training and Learning Collaborative, a tripartite establishment by the PS centre, IFRC AP Regional Office, and the Hong Kong Red Cross branch. The Collaborative also serves as the secretariat of the AP MHPSS Network, a platform for national societies in the region to learn and exchange from the peers.
Kelly has a clinical background in providing direct mental health and psychosocial support to those who have been impacted by conflict and torture, as well as training and supervision of those providing services across a variety of humanitarian emergency contexts. At the PS Centre, she leads on the Integrated Model for Supervision project which aims to promote supportive supervision within MHPSS. In addition, her areas of focus within the Centre include suicide prevention and scalable interventions.
Carsten has the responsibility for maintaining and developing existing and new partnerships with a broad variety of partners and donors. Well established partnerships are essential for the continued development of the PS Centre and our relationships with donors and likeminded organizations in pursuing better access to quality mental health and psychosocial support.
Pia has the overall responsibility of managing the ‘Integrated Model for Supervision’ (IMS) project funded by USAID as well as the ‘MHPSS for displaced people coming from Ukraine’ funded by EU (DG Santé). Pia is also an experienced facilitator, coach and PFA trainer. Furthermore, Pia shares the overall responsibility for the IFRC PS Centre’s financial management with the Director.
Nathalie has the overall responsibility of coordinating the MHPSS Roadmap implementation internally in the Movement through the Interim Structure coordination, the five working groups and the Steering Committee. Further, the project manager has the responsibility to disseminate the MHPSS Policy, Resolution and Roadmap. Hence, Movement components are very welcome to request presentations on these topics.
Andreas organises and coordinates global large-scale projects and initiatives of the IFRC PS Centre in various, socially relevant areas and manages a wide range of international key stakeholders from the private, public, political and non-governmental sectors. He coordinates, among others, the Supervision project, the H2020 projects FOCUS and REFUGE-ED, and the work of the IFRC PS Centre providing comprehensive support to people affected by the Ukraine crisis.
In collaboration with management, Jesper develops and implements the PS Centre Communications strategy and visual brand guidelines. He produces and manages communication content for the PS Centre including articles, social media content, newsletters, photos, videos, podcasts, and publications. Jesper also manages the PS Centre website, pscentre.org.
In close collaboration with the Movement components, Veronika supports the project manager with the coordination of the MHPSS Roadmap implementation. This comprises the coordination within the Movement, as well as the external dissemination of the MHPSS Policy, Resolution and Roadmap.
Sara is a Student Assistant supporting the Senior Communications Officer in managing communication content for the PS Centre. Sara also assists in the administration of the the PS Centre website, pscentre.org.
Barbara supports the IFRC Co-Chair of the IASC Reference Group with internal and external communication needs, as well as coordinating, reporting and planning MHPSS RG Meetings and advocacy participation.