Archive: Archives: Team Members

Kelly McBride

  11th October 2022

MHPSS Technical Advisor, Kelly McBride, MA, Licensed Professional Counselor. Kelly has lead the development, implementation and global roll out of the Integrated Model for Supervision. She continues to engage on the Supervision: The Missing Link project as a consultant. Kelly…

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Pia Tingsted Blum

  11th October 2022

Head of Operations, Mrs. Pia Tingsted Blum, B.Sc.Eng., Master Coach and the self-invented title ‘Mental Engineer’. Pia has vast experience in managing people, projects, programs and partnerships. She has worked in the humanitarian sector for 20 years with the Red…

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Nick Ockenden

  15th June 2023

Nick is the PS Centre’s project manager for the IMS project. He joined the Centre in January 2023 and has extensive experience of managing large-scale, multi-partner and multi-country projects for a wide variety of donors. Before joining the PS Centre,…

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Andreas Heyd

  11th October 2022

Andreas has coordinated multiple global projects and strategic initiatives of the IFRC over the past years. Within the IMS project, Andreas is responsible for planning and coordinating key processes and managing the project’s global advocacy and public relations activities. Andreas…

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Dr. Nadeen Abujaber

  11th October 2022

Dr. Nadeen Abujaber is a postdoctoral research fellow on the Missing Link Project and is part of the research team based out of Trinity Centre for Global Health. Nadeen is also a paediatrician, with a specialization in Paediatric Hospital Medicine.…

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Dr. Frédérique Vallières

  10th October 2022

Dr. Frédérique Vallières, BSc, MSc, PhD is an Associate Professor in Global Health and Psychology and the Director of the Trinity Centre for Global Health, where she also directs the PhD in Global Health (INDIGO). Dr. Vallières’ current research focuses…

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Shona Whitton

  2nd February 2023

Shona Whitton is a Technical Advisor in Mental Health and Psychosocial Support at the IFRC Psychosocial Centre with a focus on MHPSS in emergencies. Shona supports the IMS Project in this function and is, among other things, responsible for conducting…

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Cátia Matos

  2nd February 2023

Cátia Matos has a clinical background providing direct and psychosocial support to humanitarian staff both local and in field missions, as well as training and individual and team supervisions. At the PS Centre, she is a Technical Advisor in the…

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Chad Zemp

  20th November 2023

Chad Zemp, MSc, is a Research Assistant at the Trinity Centre for Global Health. Having completed his MSc in Global Mental Health with Trinity College Dublin, Chad joined the IMS team in October 2023. His work is driven by a…

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