is a medical psychologist and one of the leading researchers in diabetes and medical psychology. He has >190 publications in peer-reviewed international journals (incl. Nature Reviews Endocrinology, Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, JAMA Psychiatry, Diabetes Care, Diabetologia, British Journal of Psychiatry) and has given invited lectures at meetings of the EASD, ADA, IDF, Diabetes UK. His Web-of-science h-index is 34. He has contributed to the psychometric validation the Dutch version of the Fear of Hypoglycaemia Survey and also studied psychological correlates of hypoglycaemia. Together with Dr. Nefs (principal investigator), he obtained prestigious VENI funding to study the impact of hypoglycaemia at night on daytime functioning in adults with type 1 diabetes, using ecological momentary assessments. Frans Pouwer is past chair of the Psychosocial Aspects of Diabetes (PSAD) Study Group of the EASD.