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Mariana Mazzucato

MARIANA MAZZUCATO

Professor
University College London

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). 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.

She is winner of the 2014 New Statesman SPERI Prize in Political Economy, the 2015 Hans-Matthöfer-Preis, 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 is on The Bloomberg 50 list of ‘Ones to Watch’ for 2019.

Her highly-acclaimed book The Entrepreneurial State: debunking public vs. private sector myths (2013) investigates the role of public organizations in playing the ‘investor of first resort’ role in the history of technological change. Her 2018 book The Value of Everything: making and taking in the global economy (2018) brings value theory back to the center of economics in order to reward value creation over value extraction. It was a 2018 Strategy & Business Book of the Year and was shortlisted for the 2018 Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year prize.

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Ana Botín

ANA BOTÍN

Group Executive Chairman,
Banco Santander

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Nadia Calviño

NADIA CALVIÑO

Minister, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Industry and Competitiveness,
Government of Spain

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Jose Antonio

RICHARD EDELMAN

President and CEO,
Edelman

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Jose Antonio

JOSÉ ANTONIO ÁLVAREZ

Chief Executive Officer,
Banco Santander

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Barry C. Lynn

BARRY C. LYNN

Executive Director,
Open Markets Institute

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Carissa Véliz

CARISSA VÉLIZ

Research Fellow at the Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, the Wellcome Centre for Ethics and Humanities, and Christ Church, at the University of Oxford.

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Carl Bildt

CARL BILDT

Carl Bildt has served as both Prime Minister (1991-1994) and Foreign Minister (2006-2014) of Sweden.

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Cecilia Bonefeld-Dahl

CECILIA BONEFELD-DAHL

Director General,
DIGITALEUROPE

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Greg Medcraft

GREG MEDCRAFT

Director,
OECD, Financial and Enterprise Affairs

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Javier Solana

JAVIER SOLANA

Former Secretary General,
NATO. Chairman, ESADEgeo

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Mariana Mazzucato

MARIANA MAZZUCATO

Professor,
University College London

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Martin Gilbert

MARTIN GILBERT

Vice chairman,
Standard Life Aberdeen, and Chairman, Aberdeen Standard Investments

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Matthew Goodwin

MATTHEW GOODWIN

Professor,
Politics at Rutherford College

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Pablo Hernández de Cos

PABLO HERNÁNDEZ DE COS

Governor,
Banco de España

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