Sofie Vennersten is the program director of Drive Sweden. She has over 18 years' experience from different positions in the transport sector. She spent six years as project manager in the City of Gothenburg, Traffic and Public Transport Administration and has also been a consultant at WSP, responsible for managing a number of multi-stakeholder transport projects. In 2012, she started at Lindholmen Science Park and contributed to the forming and development of the Swedish transport efficiency arena CLOSER, where she was the director for four years.
Since 2019 she has been the director of the Swedish Innovation Program Drive Sweden. Drive Sweden gathers over 140 partners from industry, society and academia, and has the mission to create and demonstrate the sustainable mobility solutions of the future - for both people and goods – based on digitalisation, automation and sharing.