Prof. Dr. P. Kenis is Professor of Public Governance at Tilburg University and Adjunct Professor at the Vienna University of Economics and Business. Previously, he was Academic Dean at the Antwerp Management School, TIAS School for Business and Society and chaired the Department of Organizational Sciences at Tilburg University. Before that he worked at the Free University Amsterdam, the University of Konstanz and the European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research in Vienna. He obtained his doctorate in 1989 from the European University Institute in Florence. He has extensive experience in social science research in the areas of organizations, inter- and intra-organizational relationships and policy networks. His research is currently focused on the effectiveness of networks. He has a large number of publications in academic Journals and books and has also conducted a large number of studies in that field.