Chris Hansen

Chris Hansen is the Director of Intentional Peer Support, and has been coteaching and developing Intentional Peer Support internationally with Shery Mead for the past 15 years.
 

Chris has spent twenty years involved in local, national and international peer support and advocacy initiatives from a service user perspective.

 

Chris was a member of the New Zealand delegation to the United Nations for the development of the Convention for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities; has served on the board of the World Network of Users and Survivors of Psychiatry and has played a key role in the development of a number of peer-run crisis respites and alternatives.