Annika is an electrochemist with more than 16 years experience working with diverse aspects of battery technology and application. She is currently employed by Scania where she is committed to developing propulsion battery solutions for heavy vehicles. Annika represents OICA in UN regulation development for EV Safety and Environmental Factors and is vice chair of ACEA TF-EVS. Previous employments include Technical Director of Battery Expertise at Etteplan, Global Technical Manager for Electrochemical Energy Sources at Intertek and Senior Consultant in Battery Technology at Sagentia Catella.
Her academic background includes PhDs in Applied Electrochemistry and Corrosions Science from The Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden. In 2011-2013, she was awarded a grant from the Swedish Strategic Research Foundation Program for Strategic Mobility to study safety factors of large-scale Li ion batteries at Uppsala University. Her collaboration with the Advanced Battery Research Team in Uppsala has continued and she is a regular lecturer for overgraduate and doctorate students on topics of battery application and safety.