Matthias Finger is known for his expertise in matters of regulation and governance of network industries. He holds a Ph.D. in Political Science and a Ph.D. in Adult Education from the University of Geneva and has been an Assistant Professor at Syracuse University (New York), an Associate Professor at Columbia University (New York) and a Full Professor of Management of Public Enterprises at the Swiss Federal Institute of Public Administration. Since 2002, he holds the Swiss Post Chair in Management of Network Industries. Since 2010 he also directs the Florence School of Regulation’s Transport Area at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy. Matthias Finger is a member of the editorial board of Utilities Policy in charge of special issues and a member of the Swiss federal electricity regulatory authority (ElCom). His most recent global project focuses on the governance of large urban systems in collaboration with six global cities and partner Universities, along with selected global firms.