Senior Researcher at FPC Dr. S. Van Mesdag, a forensic psychiatric hospital in Groningen NL. He finished his PhD on ‘Risk Management in Forensic Mental Health Nursing: application of the Early Recognition Method’. He is Associate Professor at Molde University College (Norway) and at the University of Southern Denmark, and Research Supervisor at Research Centre for Forensic Psychiatry, Oslo University Norway. He lectures at universities in Europe and publishes in international journals. He is involved in several (inter)national research projects. In his former professional career, he worked as forensic mental health nurse, probation officer and forensic social inquiry reporter for court. He started his career as certified nurse. Fluttert was Chair of the Nursing Special Interest Group of the IAFHMS*, is steering group member of EVIPRG** and member of the STTI***.