Kai Wegrich is Professor of Public Administration and Public Policy at the Hertie School of Governance. He is a political scientist with research interests in executive politics, regulation, public sector reform and innovations in policy-making. Wegrich has held positions at Humboldt University in Berlin, Potsdam University, the RAND Corporation and the London School of Economics. He is co-editor of the book series on Executive Politics and Governance (with Palgrave). He holds degrees from the Free University of Berlin and Potsdam University, where he earned his PhD in 2003.