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Norman Flynn University of London, UK

Norman Flynn was the Director of the Centre for Financial and Management Studies, SOAS, University of London.  He was previously been Chair Professor of Public Sector Management at City University of Hong Kong and  held academic posts at London School of Economics, London Business School and the University of Birmingham.

 He has written about public sector management in the United Kingdom, Europe and Asia, public sector reform in developing countries and about the relationship between business government and society in Asia. Recent books include Public Sector Reform: An Introduction (European Commission); Public Sector Management (Sage, London); The Market and Social Policy in China (edited with Linda Wong) (Palgrave Macmillan); Miracle to Meltdown in Asia: Business, Government and Society (Oxford University Press) (last two both translated in Chinese), and (with Franz Strehl) Public Sector Management in Europe (Pearson). Further publications are listed on his website:

He has training experience in Slovenia, China, Kenya, South Africa, the United Kingdom, Ukraine, Georgia, Sweden, Norway, Finland and Scotland.