Dr. Nicole Helmerich is a post-doctoral researcher at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin, Germany. Prior to that, Nicole was researcher at the Free Univsersity in Berlin,and a visiting researcher at University Washington, Seattle. Nicole holds a PhD in International Relations from the Berlin Graduate School for Transnational Studies (BTS), Free University Berlin. Her publications are concerned with the role of business in transnational governance, transational private regulation, corporate social responsibility and transnational workes'rights. Her most recent research is on workers'voice in transnational European firms and good corporate governance and a data set project on the same topic.