Members of the Standing Committee

 

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Ralf RISSER

 

Country : Austria

Member of the Standing Committee since : 1993

Professional Address :

Danhausergasse 6/4
1040 Vienna
T +43 (0) 1 504 1546-14
F +43 (0) 1 504 1548
ralf.risser@factum.at

Working fields :

Traffic psychologist and health psychologist with focus on attitude- and acceptance matters, marketing and motive-research, driver diagnostics and rehabilitation.

Research Interests related to Traffic Psychology :

Research on human motives as a basis for social management; qualitative survey techniques, behaviour observation (Develo­per of the Wiener Fahrprobe), infrastructure- and awareness raising measures.

Brief Presentation :

Owner of private research institute FACTUM; founding member of INFAR, an Institute for driver´s diagnostics and rehabilitation.

PhD University of Vienna (Psy­chology & Sociology), Assistant Professor, Lecturer both at the University and at the Technical University of Vienna. Visiting professor at the Technical University in Lund, Sweden, from February 2005 to 2012.

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Mark TANT

Country : Belgium

Member of the Standing Committee since : 2010

Professional Address :

Belgian Road Safety Institute
CARA department
Haachtsesteenweg 1405
1130 Brussels
T +32 (0)2 244 1591
F +32 (0)2 244 1592

Working fields :

Psychologist specialized in medical, psychological and practical Fitness to Drive assessment.

Research Interests related to Traffic Psychology :

Research on Fitness to Drive issues, with special focus on psychological and medical aspects. Special interest in visual functions.

Brief Presentation :

MSc Psychology University of Leuven, MSc Cognitive Neuropsychology University of Essex, PhD University of Groningen (The Netherlands) in 2002.

Head of CARA department at Belgian Road Safety institute since 2008. Cara is the Belgian center for fitness to drive assessments (and vehicle adaptations).

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Vladimir KOLESARIC

 

Country : Croatia

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Kalogirou PANAYIOTIS

 

Country : Cyprus

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Martin KORAN

 

Country : Czech Republic

Member of the Standing Committee since : 1999

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Department pf Clinical Psychology, Homolka Hospital, Roentgenova 2,
150 30, Prague 5, Czech Republic
T +420 25727 3031 (answer. machine)
T +420 603 440 061
martin.koran@homolka.cz

Working fields :

Dr. Koran is a forensic expert in the area of Clinical and Traffic Psychology and he is an author of many scientific articles and lectures in the area of Clinical and Traffic Psychology. He also a lecturer in Traffic Psychology (Charles University Prague, University Palackého Olomouc). In his work he is doing the traffic- psychological examination of drivers with special challenges.

Research Interests related to Traffic Psychology :

History of Traffic Psychology in Czech Republic. Drivers with special challenges, Older Drivers, The Role of Traffic Psychologists after Traffic Accidents, Legislation and Enforcement System in Traffic Psychology.

Brief Presentation :

Martin Koran was born on February, 4th, 1947 in Prague. He is married and has one son. After completing his studies of psychology (1972) at Philosophical faculty of the Charles University in Prague, he started to work in a Psychiatric Reseach Institute (Laboratory for Stress Research). After three years he started to work in a Traffic Research Institute in Prague. Then he worked 15 years in the Psychological Department of Central Military Hospital in Prague. In the year 1986 he has finished the postdoctoral studies in clinical psychology (Dissertation: „Coping with stress in surgery patients“). Since 1992 he has been working in the Homolka Hospital in Prague until now (latest position Head of the Dept. Of Clinical Psychology). In the year 1993 he has finished the postdoctoral studies in Traffic Psychology (Dissertation: „The role of the Psychologist during the coping with consequence of the traffic accidents“).

Since 1990 he is a member of presidium of Czech Association of Traffic Psychologists, in the year 1996 he was elected as a member of the Board of the Union of Psychological Association of Czech Republic. Since 1999 he is a member of Task Force Traffic Psychology of EFPA (from 2005 Standing Committee Traffic Psychology) and the delegate from the Czech Republic at the General Assembly of EFPA in Rome (1999), London (2001), Vienna (2003) and Granada (2005), Prague (2007, Oslo (2009) and Istanbul (2011).

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Annette MENG

 

Country : Denmark

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Mika HATAKKA

 

Country : Finland

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Jens SCHADE

 

Country : Germany

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Giovanbattista TIENGO

 

Country : Italy

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François D’ONGHIA

 

Country : Luxembourg

Member of the Standing Committee since :  2008

Professional Address :

73, rue Sigefroi
L-3280 Bettembourg
T +352 26 51 15 45
F +352 26 51 15 65
f.donghia@cpats.lu

Working fields :

Social psychologist and traffic psychologist working in the field of road safety trainings, rehabilitation, driver diagnostics and in the field of prevention of diseases.

Research Interests related to Traffic Psychology :

Interested in research on social influences and persuasion, more specifically on road safety prevention messages.

Brief Presentation :

Managing director of the CPATS, a centre for applied traffic psychology doing rehabilitation, training, driver diagnostic, prevention counseling and research. 

I’m a PhD in psychology at the University of Nancy (France). The title of my thesis was “How to bring motorists to respect speed limitations: The Influence of Message Framing and Picture Presence on Road Safety Recommendations”.

I’m a member of the executive committee of a teaching degree in driver diagnostics for psychologists at the University of Nancy.

I’m the national coordinator of the development of a national suicide prevention program for Luxembourg.

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Wiebo BROUWER

 

Country : The Netherlands

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Karol KLEINMAN

 

Country : Slovakia

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Hector MONTERDE I BORT

 

Country : Spain

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Henriette WALLEN WARNER

 

Country : Sweden

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Markus HUBACHER

 

Country : Switzerland

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Andrew TOLMIE

 

Country : United Kingdom

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BEATA BOGDANSKA

 

Country : Poland (EFPSA-Member)

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