Metalysis is a new generation of company driven not only by profit, but also the advancement of our leadership’s sustainability goals.
James Reimer is an international businessman, based in Canada, with over 30 years of experience in manufacturing, real estate, transportation and mining. During his career he led several start-ups, one of which became an award-winning aerospace company.
As President and Co-Owner of one of Canada’s largest privately-owned transportation businesses, James was responsible for the leadership of over 3,000 employees and spearheaded the company’s merger with a 3.5 billion dollar US Fortune 500 company.
James also serves as a member of First Step Forum, a network of ambassadors, European political leaders, journalists and business experts who coordinate global efforts focused on peace initiatives, issues of religious liberty and human rights.
Phil Pauls joined the Metalysis Board in September 2019. He also serves as counsel to Reimer World Corp., a private Canadian corporation based in Winnipeg, Manitoba, with interests in trucking, warehousing and logistics.
Phil spent over 20 years as in-house legal counsel with Cargill Limited, based in Winnipeg, Manitoba, including 12 years as Manager of the Canadian Law Department. Cargill Limited is the Canadian subsidiary of Cargill Incorporated; a 154-year-old private company with global operations in food, agricultural, financial and industrial products and services.
Phil started his legal career in private practice with the Winnipeg based firm of Pitblado & Hoskin before his first move to an in-house counsel role with the Province of Manitoba’s Civil Legal Services Branch.
Phil has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Manitoba and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Toronto.
Outside of work, Phil participates as a director of non-profit boards, currently on the board of Concordia Hospital, a regional hospital serving northeast Winnipeg. Previously, Phil has served on the boards of a personal care home and two private schools.
Chief Financial Officer
Nitesh has over twenty years’ experience in accounting, predominantly in the mining and metals commodities sector. As a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Accountants, he has worked primarily in finance, but also in leading M&A, including the acquisition of a copper SXEW plant and building up one of the largest independent alumina suppliers into China.
Nitesh’s experience has a global footprint and covers a broad range of tax and international trade issues across many jurisdictions.
As outlined in our Policies, we prioritise sustainability considerations throughout our strategic decision-making, operations and business relationships. As our operations grow, so will our ambition to do the right thing by the people who are part of our exciting journey.
Our Policies can be viewed here:
Metalysis’ innovation strategy is underpinned by its core principles of environmental and resource stewardship for long-term sustainability.
Primary refining cost and energy reduction;
By-product refining and waste reclamation;
End product manufacturing loss and raw material waste reduction;
De-carbonisation in manufacturing.
Where possible, Metalysis will seek to develop:
Zero waste manufacturing programs;
Closed loop water systems to eliminate waste water discharge;
Renewable energy sources where achievable