Jan Berndsen has been working in the Mental Health for over 25 years. He has been involved in building many facilities for those who suffer from severe mental illness and drug addiction.
Jan supports the development of recovery-based care and is co-founder of ‘the Dutch Workplace for recovery-oriented care’. He also participates actively in the deinstitutionalization of the long-term mental healthcare.
Next to his job as CEO of Lister, since 2017 Jan is president of Mental Health Europe, a Brussel based Lobby organisation advocating for the best mental health in Europe.