Thomas Prorok is the Deputy Managing Director of the Austrian KDZ, Centre for Public Administration Research. He has been working in the fields of public administration reform, decentralisation and local governments as well as EU integration for more than 15 years. Thomas is the Head of the Austrian CAF-Center, which is the European framework for quality management in the public sector. He has also held the position of programme manager of LOGON – the Local Governments Network for EU integration.
He studied European Law and holds a master’s degree in political science from the University of Vienna. He is the editor of manifold publications on local government, quality management and European integration, including the LOGON Report ‘Impact of the European Union on Local Authorities’.