Ole Jacob Sending (Dr. Polit) is Senior Researcher at NUPI and Director of NUPI’s Centre for Global Governance. He also holds an adjunct position at the Chr. Michelsen Institute. He has also worked as a Senior Adviser in the Policy Analysis Unit in the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. His research focuses on the functioning of international organizations, state building, and the role of expert groups in global governance. His work has appeared in Interational Studies Quarterly, European Journal of International Relations, and Millennium: Journal of International Studies. His most recent publication is (with Iver B. Neumann) Governing the Global Polity (Michigan University Press).