Evert A. Lindquist is Professor of Public Administration at the School of Public Administration, University of Victoria, British Columbia. He has served as Director of the School of Public Administration (1998-2015), professor at the University of Toronto (1988-1998), the ANZSOG-ANU Chair in Public Management Research (2010-11), and the first Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat Visiting Fellow (1992-94). He is Editor of Canadian Public Administration, the journal of the Institute of Public Administration of Canada. He has published on diverse topics on public administration, decision-making, central agencies, reform, organizational restructuring, policy capacity, and think tanks. His most recent publications included a co-edited collection on Policy Success in Canada (2022, see here) and, with Rob Shepherd, on spending and strategic reviews.