Professor Stefanie Stantcheva’s research focuses on how to optimise the corporate and personal tax and transfer system for firms and individuals and how to incorporate these effects into our tax models. In particular she focusses on: firstly, The dynamic, long-run effects of taxes on innovation, human capital, and wealth; secondly, the determinants of our social preferences, attitudes, and perceptions that ultimately drive support for redistribution and finally, the effects of taxes in imperfect markets with informational frictions and rents. Since May 2018, I have been a member of the French Council of Economic Advisers (Conseil d’Analyse Economique) which advises the French Prime Minister on matters related to the French and international economy. Professor Stantcheva is an associate editor at the American Economic Review, the Quarterly Journal of Economics, the Journal of Political Economy, and a Foreign Editor at the Review of Economic Studies. She has received widespread acclaim for her work including: a 2018 Sloan Research Fellow, a 2017 Harvard University Furer Fellowship, a National Science Foundation CAREER Award Recipient and in December 2018 was named by The Economist magazine as one of “the decade’s eight best young economists.” She received her Ph.D. in Economics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.