Economics - Innovation - Inclusive Growth - Public Purpose


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Press Kit

Mariana Mazzucato (PhD) is Professor in the Economics of Innovation and Public Value at University College London (UCL), where she is Founding Director of the UCL Institute for Innovation & Public Purpose (IIPP). She is winner of international prizes including the 2018 Leontief Prize for Advancing the Frontiers of Economic Thought and the 2019 All European Academies Madame de Staël Prize for Cultural Values.  She was named as one of the ‘3 most important thinkers about innovation‘ by the New Republic and one of the 25 leaders shaping the future of capitalism by Wired. Her highly-acclaimed book The Entrepreneurial State: debunking public vs. private sector myths (2013) investigates the critical role the state plays in driving growth—and her book The Value of Everything: making and taking in the global economy (2018) looks at how value creation needs to be rewarded over value extraction. She is a member of the Scottish Government’s Council of Economic Advisors; the South African President’s Economic Advisory Council; the OECD Secretary General’s Advisory Group on a New Growth Narrative; the UN’s Committee for Development Policy (CDP). She was also recently the Special Advisor for the Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation in the European Commission, where she authored the high impact report Mission-Oriented Research & Innovation in the European Union.

High Resolution Pictures

The images below are high resolution versions of Mazzucato's portfolio pictures and are free to use for press purposes. All pictures © Mariana Mazzucato and free to use unless stated otherwise.