Alina Mungiu-Pippidi is a professor of policy analysis and democracy at Hertie School of Governance in Berlin. Her work was published in various journal articles, most notably as ‘Becoming Denmark: How Societies Build Control of Corruption’ (Social Research, 2014) and ‘Corruption: Good Governance Needed to Power Innovation’ (Nature, 2015) and at greater length in a 2015 Cambridge University Press book A Quest for Good Governance. Her governance work is cited and applied by a string of development organizations for which she consults occasionally, but also by some EU governments and the European Commission. She chairs the European Research Centre for Anticorruption and State-Building (ERCAS) at Hertie School of Governance, where she manages ANTICORRP, an ongoing FP7 research project on anticorruption policy and Horizon 20-20 project DIGIWHIST. She is also the author of a study on trust and public integrity in EU-28 commissioned by the 2016 Dutch EU presidency.