Antonio Andreoni is Associate Professor of Industrial Economics at University College London (UCL), and Head of Research at the UCL Institute for Innovation & Public Purpose (IIPP). Antonio is an industrial economist working on productive organisations and industrial ecosystem; technological change and innovation dynamics; structural change and diversification; financialisation and corporate governance; role of the state and industrial policy.
Antonio is also Visiting Associate Professor in the Fourth Industrial Revolution, South African Research Chair in Industrial Development, University of Johannesburg; Member of the Initiative for Policy Dialogue (IPD) led by Joseph Stiglitz at Columbia University; Member of the Babbage Forum at Cambridge University; Member of Reteaching Economics UK; and Life Member of Clare Hall, Cambridge. Dr Andreoni is Associate Editor of L’Industria – Review of Industrial Economics and Policy, an academic journal founded in 1881 in Milan.
For over a decade Antonio collaborated and advised international organisations and governments including the World Bank, OECD, DFID, GIZ, UNIDO, UNCTAD, ILO, UNDP, UN DESA and UN ECA. He also advised governments in industrial policymaking in South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Finland and the UK. He served in several advisory boards including the OECD Expert Group on the Evaluation of Industrial Policy; the World Bank Mobilizing Local Knowledge to Improve Competitiveness Strategies Programme; the EU Advisory Board for RIS3 Support to Lagging Regions Working Group; and the UK Business Integrity Initiative.
Before joining UCL, Dr Andreoni was Senior Lecturer in Economics at SOAS University of London.