Jan holds a PhD in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of Fribourg, Switzerland. He works as a senior researcher and lecturer at the ETH Zurich. Jan studies how teamwork and in particular team reflection helps teams manage crisis situations in extreme environments. In his research he investigated military rescue teams, medical emergency teams as well as Antarctica expedition teams. Further, Jan is involved in collaborations with the European Space Agency as well as NASA in order to identify success factors for crews on long duration space missions. As a healthcare simulation educator, he facilitates regular team trainings in healthcare institutions around Europe.