Veiko Lember

Veiko Lember is a Senior Research Fellow in Public Management and Policy at the Nurkse Department and a visiting professor at KU Leuven Institute of Public Governance. Veiko holds a BA and a MA from the University of Tartu and a PhD from Tallinn University of Technology, all of them in the field of public administration. He has worked as a research fellow at the University of Tartu and KU Leuven, and as a visiting researcher at the University of Antwerp and the Université Gustave Eiffel, Paris (LISIS). From 2014 to 2016 he was the head of the Nurkse Department. Veiko has been a consultant to OECD, UNDESA/UNDP, Estonian Government Office, Enterprise Estonia, Network of Estonian Non-profit Organizations, Estonian Law Centre, and several Estonian ministries. He is a Member of the Evaluation Committee at the Estonian Research Council. Since 2017, he has served as a Member of the Steering Committee of the European Group of Public Administration (EGPA), where he is also a co-chair of the permanent study group on Public Administration, Technology & Innovation. His research interests are at the intersection of public administration, technology, and innovation, while his more than 60 scholarly publications have focused on topics from innovation policy to citizen co-production and digital governance. His most recent book is Engaging Citizens in Policy Making: e-Participation Practices in Europe (Edward Elgar, 2022) and his recent research projects include CENTRINNO, FINEST TWINS and BoostEuroTeQ.