Wiljan Hendrikx works as co-academic director of the MPM & MME executive master programs and as researcher at Tias School for Business and Society. Previously, he studied Public Administration and Organizational Science (MSc, 2010-2012), graduating cum laude on a thesis about the professional identity of Dutch general practitioners. After being a visiting fellow at the Good Project, Harvard Graduate School of Education for three months, he became a PhD researcher and public administration lecturer at the Tilburg Institute of Governance of Tilburg University for five years. His PhD thesis is titled “Professional identity of GPs & teachers in a context of welfare state public policy reform.” His main research interests cover professionalism and public management regimes. Aiming to defend his thesis in the second half of 2018.