Dr Pippa Malmgren
Pippa Malmgren is a former Presidential advisor and a prominent public speaker who co-founded H Robotics in 2014 which designs and builds modular, commercial-use drones for a wide range of industries including mining, oil and gas, insurance and public safety. She was shortlisted by We Are Tech Women for the top 100 Women in Tech in 2018.
Dr. Malmgren founded the DRPM Group, which advises leaders and institutional investors worldwide on investment trends and is a platform for her public speaking. She formerly served as an advisor to President George W. Bush in the White House and served on The National Economic Council where she handled financial market issues and terrorism risks to the economy after 911. She is currently an advisor to the British Government on Brexit and a Non-Executive Board Member of the Department of International Trade. She also sometimes participates in the British Ministry of Defence Working Group on Global Strategic Trends and the Pentagon’s scenario sessions with the Office of Net Assessment.
She Chairs the Lewis PR Advisory Board (LAB) and is a Senior Fellow at RUSI. She serves on the Drone/UAV Committee of The British Standards Institute, Real Vision TV, and is a member of the British Science Association’s 2018 Huxley Summit Board and Indiana University’s School of Public Policy and Environmental Affairs. She was a judge on The Queen’s Enterprise Business Awards in 2018 in the UK. She was also a judge in the EG Property Awards in 2018. She won the Intelligence Squared Debate on Robotics in 2015.
Pippa is a regular guest on CNBC and Bloomberg and often on the BBC including on The Today Program, Newsnight and Hard Talk. She is also an author. In 2016, she crowdfunded her bestselling book Signals: How Everyday Signs Help Us Navigate the World’s Turbulent Economy, Geopolitics for Investors and released the bestseller, The Leadership LAB: Understanding Leadership in the 21st Century in October 2018 Reviewed by Forbes and named FT Business Book of the Month in October 2018.
She was the Chief Currency Strategist for Bankers Trust and the Deputy Head of Global Strategy at UBS. She was named a Global Leader for Tomorrow at Davos 2000/2001. She has written for The International Economy, Economia and Monocle. She has lectured at Sandhurst, LSE, Kings College, The University of Texas Austin and INSEAD. She has a BA from Mount Vernon College and an M.Sc. and PhD from LSE. She completed the Harvard Program on National Security. Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and the CFR. She gave the commencement address at the London School of Economics in 2013 and again in 2016.