Malin has a Masters of Science from Stockholm University in urban ecology (2003). The subject of her thesis was Plant distribution patterns in urban environment. She participated in many studies on urban vegetation in and around Montreal. With Soverdi, she managed for 5 years the project against invasive species and brought awareness to the value of natural spaces in three of the major natural parks, such as the Mount Royal. She participated in the design of the plan for Action Canopée and brought to the organization her ability to run a multi-facetted project involving studies data, vast knowledge of urban vegetation and reaching environmental and social goals of greening Montreal. President of Soverdi since 2014, she has extensive experience in project management involving many key players and budget.