Past Presidents

Joshua Bierer (1964-1968)

UK

Founder and the organizer of the first three world congresses of Social Psychiatry. He was also the founder editor of the International Journal of Social Psychiatry, Founder and Chairman of the Institute of Social Psychiatry, Founder and Chairman of the British Association of Social Psychiatry. He published extensively, in community care and rehabilitation of patients with chronic disabilities. He was an enthusiastic lecturer, much in demand both in the UK and abroad. He was one of the Jewish exiles from Austria and Nazi Germany who have enriched British psychiatry and contributed widely to its present status.
– From Cambridge (Obituary)

Jules H. Masserman (1968-1974)

United States

Vladimir Hudolin (1974-1978)

Croatia, Yugoslavia

George Vassiliou (1978-1983)

Greece

John L. Carleton (1983-1988)

United States

A. Guilherme Ferreira (1988-1992)

Portugal

Jorge A. Costa e Silva (1992-1996)

Brazil

Eliot Sorel (1996-2001)

United States

Shridhar Sharma (2001-2004)

India

Tsutomu Sakuta (2004-2007)

Japan

Julio Arbola-Flores (2007-2010)

Canada

Driss Moussaoui (2010-2013)

Morocco

Thomas Jamieson-Craig (2013-2016)

UK

Roy Abraham Kallivayalil (2016-2019)

India