Meet the Alliance members


AEIP (the European Association of Paritarian Institution)

Founded in 1996, the European Association of Paritarian Institutions – AEIP is a Brussels-based advocacy organization, representing Social Protection Institutions established and managed by employers and trade unions on a joint basis within the framework of collective agreements. The Association has 20 Associate and Affiliate members – all leading large and medium-sized Social Protection Institutions, from 12 European countries, as well as 13 Task Force Members from 3 European countries. All AEIP members are not-for-profit organizations.

In particular, AEIP deals – through dedicated working groups – with:

  • Coordinated Retirement Schemes
  • Occupational Pension Funds
  • Complementary Healthcare Insurance
  • Long-term Care
  • Health and Safety at Work & Paid Holiday schemes
  • Unemployment Benefits Funds

Complementary to their role as non-for-profit social protection providers, AEIP members are also long-term institutional investors.

AEIP represents the social protection institutions jointly managed by social partners (paritarian institutions) and aims to promote the paritarian management of social protection at the EU-level. AEIP joined the Alliance in order to promote the paritarian approach in the management of mental health risks in workplaces and to develop a framework for cooperation between the major stakeholders.

AEIP is a member of the Alliance’s governing body. It chairs the group in 2019.

Contact person: Aleksandra Kaydzhiyska –



AIM (International Association of Mutual Benefit Societies)

AIM is the umbrella organisation of health mutuals and health insurance funds in Europe and in the world. Through its 59 members from 31 countries, AIM provides health coverage to 160 close to 200 million in Europe through compulsory and/or complementary health insurance and managing health and social facilities. AIM has joined the Alliance to promote and improve mental health in Europe and to call on Member States and decision-makers to develop a common framework for action.

AIM is a member of the Alliance’s governing body.

Contact person: Jessica Carreño Louro –

GGZ Nederland (Dutch Association of Mental Health and Addiction Care)

GGZ Nederland is the sector organisation for specialist mental health and addiction care in the Netherlands and initiator of the Alliance. GGZ Nederland initiated the Alliance with the aim to make mental health a priority on the European agenda, to prevent a further deterioration of mental health (care) and to strengthen mental health (care) through coordinated European efforts.

GGZNederland is a member of the Alliance’s governing body.

Contact person: Dung Ngo –

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MHE (Mental Health Europe)

MHE represents associations, organisations and individuals active in the field of mental health and well-being in Europe, including (ex)users of mental health services, volunteers, professionals and service providers. As such, MHE bridges the gap between its members and European institutions, and keeps its members informed and involved in any developments at European Union level. MHE joined the Alliance to more systematically support the integration of mental health considerations in EU policy-making.

MHE is a member of the Alliance’s governing body.

Contact person: Laura Marchetti –


EuroHealthNet is a partnership of organisations, agencies and statutory bodies working for a healthier and more equitable Europe. It supports members’ work through policy, communications, networking and project development, including work on the EU Mental Health Compass and the EU Social Pillar. EuroHealthNet believes mental health is both a result and a determinant of health equity, and joined the Alliance to promote positive policy change around mental health in employment and work.

EuroHealthNet is a member of the Alliance’s governing body.

Contact person: Dorota Sienkiewicz –



Eurocadres is the European trade union voice of 6 million professionals and managers, working for a stronger knowledge-based Europe, real freedom of mobility and quality in working life for European professionals and managers. It voices the cross-sectoral interest of professionals and managers through advocacy, social dialogue and joint work with member organisations and cooperation partners. Eurocadres advocates for a dedicated directive on psychosocial risks to tackle the stress epidemic in the EU.

Eurocadres is a member of the Alliance’s governing body.

Contact person: Martin Jefflen –



EPHA (European Public Health Alliance)

EPHA is Europe’s leading NGO advocating for better health for all and reducing health inequalities. It is a member-led organisation, made up of pan- European, national and local public health NGOs, patient groups, health professionals and disease groups working together to improve health and strengthen the voice of public health in Europe. Dissatisfied by the lack of urgency and coherent concerted commitment in the EU as a whole, EPHA decided to join the Alliance to give mental health due and timely priority at all levels of policy and decision-making in Europe.

EPHA is an observing member of the Alliance.

Contact person: Sascha Marschang –



European Platform for Rehabilitation (EPR)

EPR is a network organisation of service providers to people with disabilities committed to high-quality service delivery. EPR’s mission is to build the capacity of its members to provide sustainable, high-quality services through mutual learning and training. Mental Health is one of the topics EPR and its members work on through European funded projects and a dedicated Working Group. As such, EPR joined the EU Mental Health Alliance to join efforts to make sure Mental Health and service provision for people with mental health issues are crucially considered within EU policy-making and in all related policies on employment and work.

EPR is an observing member of the Alliance.

Contact person: Alicia Gomez Campos –