Pippa Malmgren

Former Chief Advisor to President Bush for Economic Policy and Financial Markets

Pippa Malmgren is a former Presidential advisor who co-founded H Robotics, which makes modular, AI-led, commercial-use drones for a wide range of industries including mining, oil and gas, insurance and public safety. Malmgren founded the DRPM Group, which advises institutional investors worldwide on investment trends and is a platform for her public speaking. She is a strong supporter of entrepreneurship in the economy. She is also author to 3 books and her most recent co-authored book ‘The Leadership LAB: Understanding Leadership in the 21st Century’ was awarded ‘Business Book of the Year’ at the ‘Business Book Awards 2019’.

She served President George W. Bush in the White House and on The National Economic Council where she handled all financial market issues. She also dealt with terrorism risks to the economy for the President after 911. Prior to that, she was the Chief Currency Strategist for Bankers Trust and then the Deputy Head of Global Strategy at UBS. Pippa Malmgren also ran Bankers Trust’s Asset Management business in Asia from Hong Kong. She was named a Global Leader for Tomorrow by the World Economic Forum twice in 2000 and 2001.

She won the Intelligence Squared Debate on Robotics in 2015. She is ranked in the top 25 Most Influential Economists in the World and in the top 5 Most Powerful Women in Finance in 2017.

Pippa Malmgren is also an author. In 2016, her book Signals: How Everyday Signs Help Us Navigate the World’s Turbulent Economy became a best-seller on Amazon in four categories after she crowd-funded it on Indiegogo. She also wrote Geopolitics for Investors which was commissioned by the CFA.

Her most recent book: The Leadership LAB: Understanding Leadership in the 21st Century was released in October 2018 and was named FT Business Book of the Month.