Vice President Group Strategy, Volvo Group
Karin Svensson has more than 20 years’ experience from the automotive industry. She has held different positions within the Volvo Group, mainly in the field of research and advanced engineering in Group Trucks Technology, and since five years in Group strategy. Karin has, during her years at Volvo, worked extensively with external research associations like the European Council for Automotive R&D and the European Road Transport Research Advisory Council. Karin has been active in SAFER - a centre of excellence within the field of vehicle and traffic safety, since the start in 2007. She has been a member of the Board since 2009 and its chairperson since 2012. 2016 the Swedish Government launched five Innovation partnership programs. Karin is since then a member of the group dealing with ‘The next generation’s travel and transport’ that includes all modes of transport.