Karina Morley

Ricardo, Inc.

Vice President, OEM Relationships

Karina Morley has 28 years of experience in electrical engineering, manufacturing, quality, business planning and customer sales.

Karina Morley serves as director of sales, marketing, government affairs and quality at Magna E-Car - one of the largest Tier 1 suppliers to the Automotive OEM;s. She is responsible for growing the business and improving processes throughout the organization. Her role covers vehicle integration, batteries and electric vehicle components.

Previously, Karina was a principal at Management Engineers - one of the leading German consultancies. She helped OEM's and Tier 1's save money through product and process cost reductions.

Prior to that, Karina Morley served as global vice president, control and electronics engineering for Ricardo - one of the world's foremost independent vehicle engineering consulting companies. A member of the company's executive team, she was responsible for managing and growing the company's electronic engineering activities. Her role was leading a global organization for all hardware, software, algorithm and battery, and Hybrid and Electric Vehicle initiatives and served on the US Ricardo board.

Prior to joining Ricardo, she served as global director for powertrain electronics at Visteon Corporation. She worked at Ford Motor Company and Visteon for 18 years over multiple electronic areas of the vehicle, e.g. powertrain, audio, instrument clusters, speed control, chassis controls and climate controls. During the time at Ford, she worked in the United Kingdom for 4 years in management positions.

Prior to joining Ford Motor Company, Karina worked at Chrysler Corporation as an electronic engineer in audio systems and electromagnetic compatibility design.

Morley earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and a Masters of Science degree in Electrical Engineering at the University of Michigan. She also earned a Master of Business Administration in International Business at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan.