Supervisor Prof. Dr. Susanne Lütz is professor for International Political Economy at Freie Universität Berlin. Prior to this she was professor for Political Regulation and Governance at the Open University Hagen. In her work, she focuses on international and comparative political economy, regulative policies and corporate governance. She received her PhD and a Diplom in Social Sciences from the University of Cologne. In addition, she has been a research fellow at the Minda De Gunzburg Center for European Studies at Harvard University and the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies in Cologne. Professor Lütz has held the Robert-Bosch-Fellowship for Comparative Public Policy and Institutions awarded by the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS). She is also a founding member of the ECPR Standing Research Group on Regulation and a reviewer of different journals, such as the Journal of International Relations and Development, the Journal of European Public Policy, the Journal of Public Policy, and several more.