Professor Paul Heywood is the Sir Francis Hill Professor of European Politics, School of Politics and International Relations, University of Nottingham, and the Programme Director of the Global Integrity Anti-Corruption Evidence Programme. He is also a Trustee at Transparency International UK, and author, co-author or editor of eighteen books and more than eighty journal articles and book chapters. His research focuses primarily on political corruption and integrity management, as well as institutional design and state capacity.