Ilze Kivleniece is an Assistant Professor at the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Group, Imperial College Business School (London). She holds a PhD in Strategic Management from HEC Paris. In her research, Ilze Kivleniece focuses on novel, innovative organizational forms and governance models as important mechanisms of value creation and capture from both public and private actor perspectives. In her empirical work, set in infrastructure and project-based industries, she also studies the impact of social and political contestation on firm strategy, boundary choices and performance. Together with Bertrand Quelin, Ilze Kivleniece holds a SRF Scholar 2011 grant from the Strategy Research Foundation.