Dimitra Makri Andersen is a PhD Fellow affiliated to the CISTAS project (www.cistas.dk). Within the frame of the CISTAS subproject ‘Civil Society and Organizational Forms’, her current research examines the dynamics of cross-sector partnerships between Danish civil society organizations (CSO’s) and businesses. Dimitra holds a BA in Business Administration and Sociology and an M.Sc. in Strategy, Organization and Leadership, both from Copenhagen Business School. She has practical experience on working with different issues pertaining to civil society and organization, as she has held different leading positions within the Greek and international trade union movement.