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Turnaround Management Association Welcomes Mariana Mazzucato and Duncan Wardle to Keynote Annual Conference

The Turnaround Management Association (TMA), the premier international corporate restructuring association, is thrilled to announce that Mariana Mazzucato and Duncan Wardle will keynote IMPACT 2020: The TMA Annual Experience, taking place online September 29 - October 1.

Mazzucato is an accomplished author and professor in the Economics of Innovation and Public Value at University College London (UCL). Among a slew of awards and accolades, Mazzucato has been named one of the “3 Most Important Thinkers about Innovation” by New Republic, and one of the 25 leaders shaping the future of capitalism by Wired.

Wardle has had 25 years of experience at Disney, most recently as their Head of Innovation and Creativity. Wardle now serves as an independent innovation consultant, delivering keynotes and workshops on Design Thinking to help companies embed a culture of innovation and creativity for their team.

TMA members are a professional community that seeks to strengthen the global economy by working to save distressed businesses, assist management to navigate off-plan events, and help healthy companies avoid similar pitfalls. Over three days of networking and in-depth professional development sessions, IMPACT 2020 attendees will connect with subject matter experts for up-to-the-moment insights on the distress issues caused by COVID-19 throughout all of the industries they serve. Sessions cover everything from healthcare to retail to sports.

“Both of these keynotes bring innovation to the forefront and in a time when our members are creating innovative solutions to difficult business challenges. Mariana and Duncan bring unique perspectives that challenge the conventional and ignite the possible and we are grateful for their participation in the defining moment for TMA,” said TMA CEO Scott Stuart.

Visit to view the IMPACT 2020 agenda, speakers and topics. To request a press pass, contact Jodi Talley, Director of Marketing and Communications, at

About TMA

The Turnaround Management Association (TMA) is the most professionally diverse organization in the corporate restructuring and corporate health space. Established in 1988, TMA has almost 9,000 members in 54 chapters worldwide, including 32 North American chapters. Members include turnaround practitioners, attorneys, accountants, advisors, liquidators, consultants, as well as academics, government employees, and members of the judiciary. Visit for more information.