Antonio Andreoni is Professor of Development Economics at the Department of Economics of SOAS University of London. He is also Visiting Professor at the South African Research Chair in Industrial Development, University of Johannesburg, and Honorary Professor at the Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose, University College London. He has published extensively and edited volumes on technological change and digitalisation, structural transformation, political economy of development, industrial policy and competition policy. His research was published in the Cambridge Journal of Economics, Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, Technovation, Oxford Review of Economic Policy, Development and Change, Energy Policy, Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society. His latest books include Structural Transformation in South Africa (Oxford University Press, 2021) and From Financialisation to Innovation (Cambridge University Press, 2022). Antonio is a co-Editor of European Journal of Development Research. For over a decade Antonio advised several organisations – UNIDO, UNCTAD, ILO, UNDP, World Bank, OECD – and national governments in industrial policymaking.