Raseeka Rahumathulla leads Government and Regulatory Affairs for Volkswagen Group in Canada and champions their Sustainability agenda. Since 2011, she has been a passionate bridge-builder in advancing the company’s electric transformation and broader EV ecosystem as they continue to expand their BEV line-up and make significant Canadian investments including Gigafactory St. Thomas. In 2019, Raseeka steered the founding of Electrify Canada to support ultra-fast and convenient charging. She recently co-championed an industry-led EV battery recycling backstop program to advance the circular economy. Prior to this, she worked for federal regulators in Ottawa and holds a BASc (Chemical Engineering)/BSc (Biochemistry) from the University of Ottawa.