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Erik Townsend and Patrick Ceresna welcome Dr. Pippa Malmgren to MacroVoices. Erik and Pippa discuss:

  • Perspectives on recent Presidential debate
  • Supreme court legal precedent
  • Doespolitical uncertainty in the U.S. create an opportunity for China?
  • Accuracy of polls and how investors should consider them
  • Possible outcomes and what that would mean for the markets
  • Possibility of Donald Trump launching a news network

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Dr. Philippa Malmgren (@DrPippaM on Twitter and social media) helps companies, investors, policymakers and the public better understand the interplay between politics, policy, geopolitics and economics. She is a regular commentator and guest anchor on CNBC, BBC, Bloomberg and Sky News. She has appeared on popular radio shows like The Jerry Doyle Show. Her most recent book, The Infinite Leader has just been released. Her last book, The Leadership Lab, won the Business Book of the Year Award for 2019 and an International Press Award for 2020.  In 2015 her book Signals: the Breakdown of the Social Contract and the Rise of Geopolitics became a best-seller on Amazon in four categories after being crowdfunded on Indigogo (249% of the target in just 15 days). Signals was published by Weidenfeld & Nicholson in June 2016. The Chinese paid a near record price for the translation rights. In April 2015 she also wrote “Geopolitics for Investors” which was commissioned by the CFA. . She has an especially strong view on the importance of manufacturing in modern economies and co-founded H-Robotics, which manufactures commercial drones. She won the 2015 Intelligence Squared Robotics debate that the BBC broadcast to 80m people. She's been named one of the top women in Tech by AccelerateHer and by We Are Tech Women. 
She also briefs Britain’s top military leaders in the British Army Generalship Program and is a Fellow at RUSI. She attended the Federal Reserve’s Jackson Hole Meeting for more than ten years. She served as financial market advisor to the President in the White House and on the National Economic Council from 2001-2002. She was a member of the President’s Working Group on Financial Markets and the Working Group on Corporate Governance through Enron and 911. Having a military history background, she was asked to work on terrorism risks to the economy after 911. She was the Deputy Head of Global Strategy at UBS and the Chief Currency Strategist for Bankers Trust. She headed the Global Investment Management business for Bankers Trust in Asia. In 2000 The World Economic Forum in Davos named Dr. Malmgren a Global Leader for Tomorrow. 
She is a popular speaker at conferences across a wide range of industries on behalf of The Financial Times, The Economist, Institutional Investor, The Millken Conference and diverse global firms. She has written for Wired Magazine, The International Economy, Economia, and Monocle.  She has a B.A. from Mount Vernon College and a M.Sc. and Ph.D. from the London School of Economics. She completed the Harvard Program on National Security, briefed The Office of Net Assessment at the Pentagon and participated in the Pentagon’s Joint Civilian Orientation Conference (JCOC). In July 2016, she will be the keynote speaker for the London School of Economics graduation ceremony. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, Chatham House and The Institute for International Strategic Security.