Dr Domna Michailidou is an academic economist working on economic development, financial crises and public finances. She was previously Reforms’ Adviser to the Leader of New Democracy Party in Greece, where she advised Kyriakos Mitsotakis on a series of issues related to structural reforms, macroeconomic growth and financial markets. Since 2014, Dr Michailidou was also Adjunct Lecturer in the Centre of Development Studies, University of Cambridge where she has been teaching topics related to finance and development, private and public debt and government regulation. She has worked for the OECD in Paris and Athens as an economist and a competition expert. Dr Michailidou has also taught for several years at the Judge Business School University of Cambridge and UCL’s School of Public Policy. She has advised governmental and non-governmental institutions such as the UNDP, the FAO, the British Council, the Ministry of Health in Iran et al.. Her latest book, The Inexorable Evolution of Financialisation: Financial Crises in Emerging Markets, was published by Palgrave MacMillan. Her work has also appeared in academic journals, institutional reports and the popular press. She holds an MPhil and a PhD on Financial and Development Economics from the University of Cambridge.