Richard Halka

Richard Halka, Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Halka brings with him more than 30 years of accounting, corporate finance and capital raising experience. He has led a number of public and private companies through periods of rapid growth, strategic realignment, financial restructuring and organizational change. Prior to joining Li-Metal, Mr. Halka held the role of Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at TSX-listed Electrovaya Inc. overseeing public offerings, restructuring of debt and other capital market transactions. During this time, he also served on the Global Affairs Canada Clean Technology Advisory Group, providing advice to the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service and Global Affairs Canada on a range of issues concerning Canada’s clean technology industry. A former KPMG Management Consulting and Corporate Finance Partner who moved to the corporate world to apply skills hands on in growing businesses and improving financial performance. Mr. Halka held senior executive roles with a private investment group, Iridium Satellite LLC, Stratos Global Corporation, Euronet Worldwide and HTCC. He has acquired both a Chartered Professional Account and a Chartered Account Designation in Canada and earned his Honours BBA from Wilfrid Laurier University.