Robert Crystal brings more than 16 years of international accounting, tax and finance experience supporting cleantech companies. He has successfully built-up departments with international expansion. Robert has helped companies obtain various forms of financing in entrepreneurial growth environments pre and post commercialization and provided value to all stakeholders, internally and externally.

Robert spent nine years at Ostara, a world leader in nutrient recovery and one of Canada’s premier cleantech companies. He started as a Controller and became the Vice President of Finance as the company scaled from pre-commercial to commercial operations and expanded geographically. He also spent a year at AES Engineering as a Director, helping build and scale the company’s Finance team for growth in one of Western Canada’s premier engineering consulting firms.