Prof. Marleen Brans is a professor at the Public Governance Institute, KU Leuven. She is responsible for training programmes on policy analysis and policy evaluation and on administration-citizen interaction for the Flemish Government. Further, she has participated as a commissioner in projects regarding cost-benefit analysis of public participation, interactive policymaking, evidence-based policymaking, and performance indicators as coordination instruments. Most recently she published together with Bouckaert "Governing without Government: Lessons from Belgium's Caretaker Government" (Governance, 2012, nr. 3).