Dr Mark J.D. Jordans
Dr. Mark Jordans, child psychologist, is a Reader, Child and Adolescent Mental Health in Humanitarian Settings at the Center for Global Mental Health, King’s College London and works as Director of Research & Development for the NGO War Child in the Netherlands. He holds an honorary appointment, as Associate Professor, at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. His work focuses on the development, implementation and evaluation of psychosocial and mental health care systems in low and middle income countries, especially for children in adversities and in fragile states. He has directed intervention and research programs for torture survivors, children affected by political violence, former child soldiers, refugees and trafficked youth in Nepal, Burundi, Sudan, Indonesia, Pakistan, Democratic Republic of Congo and Sri Lanka. Mark Jordans is the founder and Senior Technical Advisor of TPO Nepal, a leading mental health NGO in Nepal, where he worked between 1999 and 2011.