Kunal Phalpher

Kunal Phalpher, President
Kunal Phalpher joined Li-Metal in 2022 as President. Prior to joining Li-Metal, Mr. Phalpher served as Chief Strategy Officer of Li-Cycle Holdings Corp., a leading lithium-ion battery recycler based in Toronto, where he led strategic planning and corporate development, and oversaw the company's global customer base and commercial development strategy. During his time at Li-Cycle, he played an instrumental role in guiding the company from a start-up through a rapid growth phase and its transition to a U.S. publicly traded company, previously holding the title of Chief Commercial Officer at the company. Prior to Li-Cycle, Mr. Phalpher held several roles in the renewable energy and energy storage space, both in North America and Europe, with a strong focus on strategy and business development. Mr. Phalpher has a Bachelor of Applied Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Toronto and a Master of Business Administration from the Rotman School of Management (University of Toronto).