Paul Matysek, Executive Chair, commented, “On behalf of the board and the entire team, we welcome Lisa to Nano One at an exciting time for the Company. Lisa brings extensive business, regulatory and governance experience. Lisa’s proven track record and her depth of knowledge will be an invaluable asset as we focus on the Company’s core growth initiatives in Québec and British Columbia to deliver long-term value for our stakeholders and the global lithium-ion battery supply chain.”
Lisa Skakun is a lawyer and executive with over 20 years of experience in a variety of private and public industries. Currently the Chief Legal, Regulatory and Corporate Affairs Officer of Coast Capital Savings Federal Credit Union, Lisa is responsible for all legal, mergers and acquisitions, public affairs, compliance, financial crimes risk management, and corporate governance functions. Prior to Coast Capital Savings, Lisa was the Chief Legal & Administrative Officer at Mogo Finance Technology, a TSX-listed fintech company, from 2015-2018. Lisa has her LLB from the University of British Columbia, a Master of Laws degree in business law from Osgoode Hall Law School at York University, and also holds her ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors. Lisa is the recipient of the Lexpert Zenith Award: Celebrating Women in Law, the Association of Women in Finance’s PEAK award for Rising Star, and the National Post Award for Tomorrow’s Leader at the Western Canada General Counsel Awards and has been named to Canada’s Diversity 50 list by the Canadian Board Diversity Council. Previously, Lisa was the Board Chair of Kwantlen Polytechnic University, a past board member of the Cause We Care Foundation, a previous Chair of the BC Business Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association, and was also a member of the Securities Law Advisory Committee for the British Columbia Securities Commission.