Gerda van 't Hoff - Custodial Institutions Agency of the Ministry of Security and Justice in The Netherlands. She started her career a as a nurse (1979) and graduated in sociology (1993) and criminology (1994) at the University of Amsterdam. She is responsible for strategic policy development, development of qualitative evaluation instruments and methods (research and policy development) and knowledge management. She has many years of experience in reforming and developing policies on prison health care, nationally and internationally. She has a passion for international cooperation, sharing information with other countries, supporting and making contributions to prison health care reform.