Thomas Losse-Müller is an economist and public sector policy advisor. He is a Senior Fellow at the Hertie School, FiFo Policy Fellow at the University of Cologne and a member of several public and private sector advisory councils. He has held various positions as a senior civil servant and is a former State Secretary for the German state of Schleswig-Holstein. As Cabinet Secretary for the Premier Minister of Schleswig-Holstein, Losse-Müller coordinated governmental affairs, strategic human resource planning, and e-government and IT strategy, among others. He was also a member of the German national IT Planning Council, the German Broadcasting Commission and the supervisory committee of Dataport, a public sector IT provider. From 2012 to 2014 he was Finance Secretary in the state’s Ministry of Finance, chair of the supervisory committee of state-owned Investionsbank Schleswig-Holstein (IB.SH), and a member of the supervisory committee of the German commercial bank HSH Nordbank. He previously held positions at the World Bank, the German development agency Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GiZ) and at Deutsche Bank.