Tim Johnston, Executive Chairman

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Tim Johnston is the Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of Li-Cycle. With more than 15 years of experience, Mr. Johnston has overseen the development and operation of batteries, metals, industrial minerals and large infrastructure assets. In addition to co-founding Li-Cycle, Mr. Johnston served as a director and the chief executive officer of Desert Lion Energy Inc. (“Desert Lion”), a lithium exploration and development company whose securities were listed on the TSX Venture Exchange, from February 2018 to July 2019, when Desert Lion was sold to a third party. Prior to Desert Lion, Mr. Johnston worked as a Senior Consultant for Hatch, specializing in project management and transactional analysis for their global lithium business. While there, Mr. Johnston managed the development of projects across the lithium-ion battery value chain for companies such as SQM, Rockwood Lithium (Albemarle), Bacanora Minerals, AMG-NV, Rio Tinto, Galaxy Resources, and other key developers. Mr. Johnston is also the Co-Founder and Chairman of Li-Metal and the Director of Lacero Solutions. A graduate of the University of Queensland’s Mechanical Engineering Program, Mr. Johnston is a chartered professional engineer and CFA charter holder.

Mark Wellings, Lead Director

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Mark Wellings is a director of Li-Cycle. Mr. Wellings is a finance professional with over 30 years international experience in both the mining industry and mining finance sector. Mr. Wellings initially worked in the mining industry both in Canada and Australia in exploration, development and production capacities. He then joined the investment dealer GMP Securities L.P. where he co-founded the firm’s corporate finance mining practice. During over 18 years at GMP Securities L.P., Mr. Wellings was responsible for, and advised on, some of the Canadian mining industry’s largest transactions, both in equity financing and mergers and acquisitions. Since then he has been appointed to several public and private boards. Mr. Wellings is a Professional Engineer and holds a Master of Business Administration degree and a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Geological Engineering.

Ajay Kochhar, Director

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Ajay Kochhar is the President and Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder, and a director of Li-Cycle. Before founding Li-Cycle, Mr. Kochhar gained extensive technology and project development experience through progressive roles with Hatch’s industrial cleantech and advisory practices. While working in that space, he garnered in-depth engineering and project management experience through clean technology development in the lithium, cobalt, nickel, copper, gold, lead, zinc, molybdenum, and rare earth metals industries. His technical expertise spans the entire project lifecycle, from conceptual and pre-feasibility study to construction and commissioning. Mr. Kochhar is a graduate of the University of Toronto and holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (BASc) in Chemical Engineering.

Rick Findlay, Director

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Rick Findlay is a director of Li-Cycle. Mr. Findlay has been consulting in the environment and recycling sectors for over 25 years across Canada and internationally. This has included strategy, organization design, processing design, technology development, and financial management. From 2012 to 2014 he was Director of Oversight and Operations for the Province of Ontario’s waste diversion programs, including batteries. Mr. Findlay is currently chief executive officer of LINCit, a firm that focusses on scaling up clean technology ventures. He has previously started a few other firms, two being in environmental management and medical technology. He also co-founded and built an international consulting firm, PSTG Consulting, advising small to global companies across a variety of sectors, and local to national governments. Mr. Findlay is a Certified Management Consultant, with a Bachelor in Industrial Engineering and a Master of Business Administration.

Anthony Tse, Director

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Anthony Tse is a director of Li-Cycle. Mr. Tse has over 25 years of corporate private and public company experience in numerous high-growth industries such as technology, media and telecoms, as well as resource and commodities. This has predominantly been in senior management, corporate finance, capital markets and mergers and acquisitions roles across Greater China and the Asia Pacific region. His previous senior roles include various positions in News Corporation’s STAR TV, the deputy general manager of TOM Online, Director of Corporate Development at Hutchison Whampoa’s TOM Group, President of China Entertainment Television (a joint venture between TOM and Time Warner), and chief executive officer of CSN Corp. He is currently executive director of Galaxy Resources Limited, a leading ASX-listed lithium producer, with diversified assets across three continents in Australia, Argentina and Canada, serving key customers in China, Japan and Korea. He joined the board of directors at Galaxy Resources Limited in 2010 and from June 2013 to July 2019, served as the managing director and chief executive officer during the corporate turnaround and growth stage of the company, which involved restructuring of over A$500 million of debt restructuring and refinancing, as well as asset divestments.

Alan Levande, Director

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Alan Levande is a director of Li-Cycle. Mr. Levande previously served as Peridot Acquisition Corp.’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Levande also currently serves as Vice Chairman of Peridot Acquisition Corp. II. Mr. Levande is a career energy executive with broad experience across the power, utilities, renewables, midstream and upstream value chains. Most recently, Mr. Levande was Co-Chief Executive Officer of Covey Park Energy LLC, a natural gas company that was acquired for $2.2 billion in 2019 by a public company, from June 2013 to July 2019. Previously, Mr. Levande was a Co-Founder and Senior Managing Director at Tenaska Capital Management LLC, a $4 billion private equity manager focused on investments in the power and energy sectors, from 2003 to 2012. Mr. Levande began his career in energy investment banking, where he spent 20 years with Goldman Sachs and Salomon Brothers covering power, utilities, renewables and natural resources. In all of Mr. Levande’s prior roles, Mr. Levande was actively involved in sourcing and executing large-scale, complex mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Levande received his B.S. and M.B.A. from The Wharton School of The University of Pennsylvania.

Scott Prochazka, Director

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Scott Prochazka is a director of Li-Cycle. He most recently served as a director of Peridot Acquisition Corp. Prior to that, Mr. Prochazka was the President and Chief Executive Officer and a director of CenterPoint Energy, an NYSE-listed, Fortune 500 energy delivery company with electric transmission and distribution, power generation and natural gas distribution operations (“CenterPoint”) from January 1, 2014 to February 20, 2020. Prior to that role, Mr. Prochazka held several positions at CenterPoint since 2011, including Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President and Division President, Electric Operations. Currently, Mr. Prochazka is currently a director of Peridot Acquisition Corp. II. Mr. Prochazka received his B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Texas in Austin.