Jan Nilsson (RN, RNT, PhD) is Professor in nursing science at Karlstad University, Karlstad, Sweden. He is one of the founders of the NPC Research Project and he is the President since 2015. He has more than ten years of professional experience from public health work and disaster management work in Africa, Middle East and in Asia. His field of research is within care pedagogics and health care professionals’ competence and competence development with focus on emergency- and prehospital care. He is the project leader for the NPC Research Project within ENNA (European Network Nursing Academies). He is also Affiliated Associate Professor at the Red Cross Institute for Humanitarian Studies in Tokyo, Japan.