Evan Berman is Professor Titular in Public Management at FGV EAESP. His research areas are public performance and management, comparative public management and public leadership. He spent 15 years in Asia-Pacific, received his Ph.D. at George Washington University in Washington, and is recipient of major research awards. These include the Fred Riggs Award for lifetime career achievements in International and Comparative Public Administration, the Distinguished Research Award, jointly awarded by the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) and the Network of Public Schools for Politics, Affairs and Administration (NASPAA), the Outstanding Scholarship in Human Resources Public Management (ASPA). Evan is a Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration. A creative mind and studious leader, his current research interests focus on strategic management in national governments, public leadership, and strengthening employee resilience. He has published articles in all of the main international journals in public administration, 15 books, including the textbooks “Human Resources Management in Public Service” (Sage 2022, 7th ed) and "Performance and Innovation in the Public Sector: Managing for Results" (Routledge 2023, 3rd ed). He has worked with government ministries and agencies and served on the editorial boards of journals and as journal editor. He is editor of a book series (Routledge, Emerald) and is currently also adjunct (chair) professor at Fudan University (Shanghai) and the University of Indonesia (Jakarta). Evan has over 30 years of experience at leading universities in the USA, Asia and New Zealand.