Josefien leads on the development and management of research & evaluation at the Mental Health Foundation. She also oversees the Janice Sinson Research Award and has set up the podcasts with the British Journal of Psychiatry.
Josefien has worked in development roles at the Rehabilitation for Addicted Prisoners Trust and research posts at the Institute of Psychiatry. Currently, Josefien is working on projects focusing on prevention of depression, digital mental health, community prevention programmes and analysis of data relating to prevention, wellbeing, gender, online behaviour and social determinants.
As well as her native Dutch, she speaks English, basic German and French.