Dr. Malmgren served President George W. Bush in the White House as Special Assistant to the President and on The National Economic Council. She co-founded H Robotics, a British firm that makes aerial drones and autonomous marine and terrain vehicles for industrial use. In 2020, her firm was shortlisted for the National Technology Awards.
Her book, The Leadership Lab, was named Business Book of the Year and Best Book on Leadership in 2019. She has been named one of the Fifty Top Inspiring Women in the UK and one of the Top 100 in Tech by @WATC_WeAreTech and shortlisted by Computer Weekly as a Most Influential Women in Tech for 2019. She serves as a judge on The Queen's Enterprise Business Awards and was a member of the Board of Directors for The Department of International Trade in the UK from 2017-2019.
She serves on the Drone/UAV Committee of The British Standards Institute. Before joining the White House, she ran Bankers Trust's Asset Management business in Asia and was then appointed as the Chief Currency Strategist at BT. She was then named the Deputy Head of Global Strategy at UBS.
She has a BA from Mount Vernon College and an M.Sc. and PhD from LSE. She completed the Harvard Program on National Security. She lectures at Sandhurst and the Duke Fuqua Global Executive MBA Program.