Board of Directors

Steven Sanders

Chairman

Mr. Sanders is the founding partner of Sanders Ortoli Vaughn-Flam Rosenstadt LLP, the predecessor of the New York based law firm of Ortoli Rosenstadt LLP. He is currently “Of Counsel” to Ortoli Rosenstadt LLP. Mr. Sanders has more than 45 years of experience practicing international corporate law spanning North America, Europe and Asia. He has a BBA from City College of New York, a Juris Doctorate from Cornell Law School and is a member of the American and New York bar associations.

Bal Bhullar

Chief Financial Officer and Director

Ms. Bhullar brings over 25 years of diversified business, financial and risk management experience as an Executive and/or Board Director in both public and private companies which includes such industries in technology, manufacturing, automotive, e-commerce, blockchain, resource, marine, energy, transport and health/wellness.

Among some of the areas of experience, Ms. Bhullar brings expertise in financial & strategic planning, initial public offerings, reverse take overs, operational & risk management, regulatory compliance reporting, capital funding, investor relations, marketing, business expansion, start-up operations, financial modeling, program development, product development, corporate financing, and corporate governance/internal controls.

Ms. Bhullar is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), Certified General Accountant (CGA) and as well holds a CRM designation from Simon Fraser University and a diploma in Financial Management from British Columbia Institute of Technology.

Henry Reisner

Co-Founder and Executive Vice-President

Henry Reisner is the owner and operator of Intermeccanica, a company with a 60 year plus legacy of custom built sports cars for a global clientele first in Turin Italy, subsequently Vancouver British Columbia since 1982 and now a wholly owned subsidiary of Electra Meccanica Vehicles Corp. Over the years Intermeccanica conceived, designed and built custom  sports cars including the Apollo, Italia, Indra, Porsche Speedster and Porsche Roadster RS for a global clientele.  Henry Reisner has substantial experience of the automotive industry with a solid background in the manufacture of fine, high end automobiles. He serves as the chief operating officer overseeing the design and production of Electra Meccanica’s electric cars.

Jerry Kroll

Co-Founder and Director

Jerry Kroll has 20 years of experience as an investor and in leadership serving in executive management roles at tech companies. He has always had a passion for motor sports and is a licensed race car driver. Jerry founded Kleen Speed Technologies developing advanced electric race cars at the NASA Research Park in California. His passion for motor sports combined with clean technologies led him to partner with Henry Reisner of Intermeccanica in the design and production of electric cars. Jerry’s experience in innovative technology start-ups coupled with his knowledge of clean technology allows him to effectively co-ordinate, manage and execute strategies for Electra Meccanica.

Luisa Ingargiola

Independent Director

Ms. Ingargiola has a diverse experience in capital markets with public companies. She is currently the Chief Financial Officer of Avalon GloboCare, a leading biotech health care company that is developing cell based therapeutic and diagnostic technologies for cancer and other diseases. Ms. Ingargiola also serves as a Director and Audit Chair of AgEagle, a leading provider of innovative technology-orientated solutions for drone delivery systems. She also serves as Board Director and Audit Chair for BioCoreX a biotech company developing innovative solutions for treatments of addictions. In addition, she has served as Audit Chair for several public companies in the technology, environmental and energy industries. She is a graduate of the University of Boston with a Bachelor of Science in Finance. She also has a Master of Health Administration, University of South Florida.

Joanne Yan

Independent Director

Ms. Yan brings 25 years of experience in advising and managing both publicly traded and private companies. She serves as the President of Joyco Consulting Services, which she founded in 1994 to provide consulting services in the areas of corporate structuring, business development and strategic planning initiatives.

Ms. Yan has served on the Board of Directors of several public and private companies, including the Zongshen Industrial Group, Electra Meccanica’s strategic manufacturing partner. Recently, she led a transaction that enabled a Chinese company to acquire a 49% interest in Harbour Air, the largest sea plane operator in North America.

Dave Shemmans

Independent Director

Dave Shemmans brings to ElectraMeccanica a broad range of experience in the transportation industry with direct involvement developing global businesses around innovation and technologies, primarily focused on electrification and decarbonization. Shemmans previously co-founded Wavedriver, an electric vehicle powertrain company, which he led through two funding rounds from patented concept to production, delivering electric and hybrid vehicle demonstrators into Brazil, Australia, Italy, and the UK. In addition to current responsibilities as CEO at Ricardo PLC, Shemmans is a non-executive Director for Sutton and East Surrey Water, a major U.K.-regulated water utility company serving customers in parts of Surrey, Kent, and South London.

Shemmans holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Manchester Institute for Science and Technology and an Executive Certification from Harvard Business School.

Kevin Pavlov

Chief Executive Officer and Director

Pavlov brings over two decades of automotive experience to ElectraMeccanica with an accomplished background and domain-specific expertise working with Original Equipment Manufacturers and globally recognized Tier 1 suppliers. Prior to joining ElectraMeccanica, Pavlov most recently served as the COO of Karma Automotive. Pavlov has held various other senior leadership roles in his career, most notably at Magna International where he was, at different points in time, the COO of its E-Car Joint Venture, Global President and General Manager of Magna Electronics, and Executive Vice President of Magna’s Services, Ventures, and Innovation Group.