Mariana Mazzucato

Professor of Economics of Innovation and Public Value; Founder and Director, Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose, University College London (UCL)

PhD. Professor in the Economics of Innovation and Public Value, University College London (UCL); Founder and Director, UCL Institute for Innovation & Public Purpose (IIPP). IIPP is dedicated to rethinking the role of public policy in shaping both the rate of economic growth and its direction – and training the next generation of global leaders to build partnerships that can address mission-oriented societal goals. Advises policy-makers on innovation-led inclusive growth. Member: Scottish Government’s Council of Economic Advisors; UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network Leadership Council; SITRA’s Advisory Panel in Finland. Special Adviser, EC Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation. Special Adviser to the Secretary-General of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), for the New Growth Narrative. Author: “The Entrepreneurial State: debunking public vs. private sector myths” (2013); “The Value of Everything: making and taking in the global economy” (2018); EC report “Mission-Oriented Research & Innovation in the European Union”. Co-Editor of “Rethinking Capitalism: Economics and Policy for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth” (2016). Recipient of honours and awards.