Kai Wegrich teaches Public Administration and Public Policy at the Hertie School of Governance. He is a political scientist with degrees from the Free University Berlin and Potsdam University. Prior to the Hertie School, Wegrich held positions at Humboldt University Berlin, the RAND Corporation (Berlin and Cambridge) and the London School of Economics. Kai Wegrich is European Editor of Public Administration and co-editor of the book series on ‘Executive Politics & Governance’ (with Palgrave). He is also involved in the UK Political Science Association’s specialist group on Executive Politics and Governance and co-chair of the permanent study group on Performance in the Public Sector (publicsectorperformance.eu) of the European Group of Public Administration (EGPA).