Wolfgang Drechsler is Professor of Governance at Tallinn University of Technology’s Ragnar Nurkse Department, Honorary Professor of University College London in the Institute of Innovation and Public Purpose, and Center Associate at the Davis Center. Since 2020, he serves as chair of the executive board of EAPAA, the European Association for Public Administration Accreditation. In civil service, he has been Advisor to the President of Estonia, Executive Secretary with the German Wissenschaftsrat, and, as an APSA Congressional Fellow, Senior Legislative Analyst in the United States Congress. Wolfgang has been a consultant to international institutions such as the OECD, the Council of Europe, the World Bank, the European Union (especially Commission and Parliament), the Inter-American Development Bank, the UNDP, and the Vatican, to national governments, and in the private sector. He received the Estonian National Science Award, the Alena Brunovskà Award and the Merit Award from NISPAcee, the Senator Boorsma Award from SECoPA, the Estonian Order of St. Mary’s Land, and the German Federal Merit Cross. Wolfgang is the author or editor of more than 20 books and journal issues and well over 100 scholarly articles.
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Professor of Governance, Ragnar Nurkse Department, Tallinn University of Technology
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