Dr. Tamyko Ysa is an associate professor in the department of Business Policy and the Institute for Public Governance and Management. Her areas of interest are the management of partnerships and their impact on the creation of public value; the design, implementation and evaluation of public policies; and the relationships between companies and governments. She is the Principal Researcher of the Research Group for Leadership and Innovation in Public Management. She has published several articles and books regarding public-private collaboration, organizational change and management of collaborative public networks. Most recently she published in Public Money and Management (2012, nr. 4) an article on the public corporate governance of state-owned enterprises: evidence from the Spanish banking industry.