Tomi Rajala, MA, has graduated at the University of Tampere. He has specialized in local public economics. Currently Rajala works as a project researcher in the hybrid organization project and as a lecturer in public financial management at the Faculty of Management. As a PhD student, he is  researching performance measurement in the public sector context. More precisely, his dissertation addresses public sector outcome measurement. Along with these tasks, Rajala is part of a research project focusing on performance dialogues. Previously he has worked in municipalities and  Statistics Finland with government productivity statistics.