Teresa Shi focuses on managing and optimizing the financial performance of Chayora, offers effective fund-raising activities and provides financial clarification to evaluate decisions and strategies.
Teresa has over 17 years of experience in providing excellent financial management and strategy to both world-class corporations and fast-growing start-ups around the globe.
During 2016-2020, Teresa was the Head of Finance for Byton, an EV start-up, where she established effective financial operations, processes, systems and teams. She led the team in delivering a diversified debt financing structure and played a key role in four rounds of equity financing, which in combination totals up to 1.2B USD. Prior to that, she worked as a senior finance executive in a Silicon Valley new energy start-up as well as a US based tier one automotive supplier.
Teresa holds MBA from Schulich School of Business in Canada and she’s also a certified management accountant (CMA) and a chartered public accountant (CPA).