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Akash Passey presently serves as Sr. Vice President – Volvo Bus Corporation. As a member of the Volvo Bus Executive Management he is, as of January 1, 2020 responsible for business performance for Business Unit India. Prior to that Akash was responsible for Volvo Buses business in the International Region covering Asia Pacific, Africa/Middle East, China, CIS countries and India. At Volvo Buses, Akash was responsible for the collaboration with NTU and LTA in Singapore that led to world’s first trials of full-size autonomous electric buses. He regards the opportunity to present innovative people transportation solutions and working with talented people across the globe as the biggest perks of his job.
In prior roles, Akash has served as Board member of Sunwin Buses, China and the Managing Director & CEO of Volvo buses in South Asia, which included all markets in the SAARC region. He had the privilege in 2001 to start and establish Volvo Bus as a ticket brand in India. Akash has over 25 years of experience in the truck and bus Industry. Akash currently serves as Senior Executive Advisor to the Swedish India Business Council (SIBC), Stockholm.