Volta, Canada’s East Coast Innovation Hub, is pleased to announce the appointment of four new members to its Board of Directors. The Board provides direction and leadership in carrying out Volta’s goal of building a community where entrepreneurs can come together to learn from each other, grow their companies and expand to global markets.
The new board members include:
- Rhiannon Davies, Former Chief Operating Officer, GrandVision N.V. and Co-Founding Partner, Atlantic Women’s Venture Fund
- Chris Huskilson, Founding Partner at Creative Destruction Lab – Atlantic, Former Chief Executive Officer and President at Emera Inc.
- Eva Lau, Managing Director and Co-Founder at Two Small Fish Ventures
- Avvey Peters, Chief Strategy Officer at Communitech
“Past and present, Volta is extremely fortunate to have talented, highly-respected business leaders shape the direction and growth of our innovation hub,” said Jesse Rodgers, Volta CEO. “The appointment of these industry experts will be invaluable to the continued growth of the startup community, and we are very excited to have them join our Board.”
Members returning to the board for another term include: Patrick Keefe, Partner at Build Ventures; Jevon MacDonald, Co-Founder at GoInstant and Manifold; Ross Simmonds, Co-Founder at Crate; Thomas Rankin, Co-Founder and CEO at Dash Hudson; and Volta CEO Jesse Rodgers.