Mariana Mazzucato

Professor in the Economics of Innovation and Public Value at UCL

Economist and futurism speaker Mariana Mazzucato PhD is the prestigious RM Phillips Chair in the Economics of Innovation at Sussex University and has held a number of other impressive academic positions at universities around the world.

Known for her interest in economic growth Mariana Mazzucato is one of the most well respected futurism speakers working on the British and European after dinner speaker circuit; Mariana has expert knowledge in global financial markets and her research focuses on the relationship between financial markets, innovation and economic growth. As a keynote speaker Mariana explores, with her audience, the potential impact of various financial and market based trends and considers how such situations could impact the future economic growth and stability of companies, businesses and nations.

With an academic background Mariana is an eloquent and intelligent keynote speaker, she is well acquainted with the subject area both on an intellectual and practical level; her ability to predict the outcome of economic trends and changes marks her as one of the foremost UK futurism speakers.

Alongside her work as an academic and a keynote speaker Mariana Mazzucato is a published author, with several books including: The Entrepreneurial State: Debunking Private vs. Public Sector Myths, Personal Investment: Financial Planning in an Uncertain World and Firm Size, Innovation and Market Structure: The Evolution of Market Concentration and Instability.

Mazzucato’s academic career includes positions at the University of Denver, London Business School, Open University, and Bocconi University and it is her long standing experience as an academic lecturer, public presenter and after dinner speaker that have made her stand out amongst the numerous UK futurism speakers.

Mariana has gained such an impressive status that she has also been asked to advise the UK government on various aspects of the British and European economic climate and was called “one of the most important thinkers about innovation” in the world by the New Republic in 2013.

To book Mariana Mazzucato as the futurist speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

When at corporate events, Mariana is known to cover the following topics:

  • Futurist Speaker
  • Business Speaker
  • Economist
  • Forecasting Growth & Recession
  • Innovation
  • Financial Markets