Tobias Bach is a Fellow at the Hertie School of Governance. He is Associate Professor of Public Policy and Administration at the University of Oslo (Norway). He was a postdoctoral researcher in the Hertie School's research cluster on Organisation, Management and Leadership in 2014 and 2015. He previously worked at the Leibniz Universität Hannover and the University of Potsdam, where he also completed his doctoral degree. He was a visiting researcher at the Public Governance Institute in Leuven (Belgium) and the University of Bergen (Norway), among others. His research focuses on the structure and organisation of government, the Europeanisation of national administrations, comparative public administration, administrative elites, organisational decisions, and public sector reforms.