Dr Angelika Sodian

Managing Director, NIO UK

Dr Angelika Sodian is the Managing Director of NIO UK. Austrian by birth, she lives and works in London as part of NIO’s senior management team. She has a PhD in International Management and began her career with Magna Steyr, initially in Graz and later in Shanghai. She has worked in the automotive industry all her life and spent seven years in China, where she ran her own boutique consulting firm, advising European automotive companies on how to do business there. She joined NIO in Shanghai in May 2015 and relocated to Munich in August the same year to build up the global Design HQ with the VP of Design. She took up her current role as MD of the UK organisation, the company’s Advanced Performance Centre (FE race team, Super car, Advanced Engineering), in October 2016.