Malin started as an analyst in THEMA in August 2017 as a recent graduate. She holds a Master’s Degree in Economics from the University of Bergen. Her academic specializations are policy instruments related to Natural Resource and Environmental Economics, in addition to strategic firm behavior, market power and finance. In her master’s thesis, Malin did an empirical analysis where she measured the effect direct subsidies from Innovation Norway have on companies who receive them. Malin has also studied Development Studies where she got insight in various social sciences.