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Brendon Riley, GreenPower Motor

Brendan Riley


President & Director

Mr. Riley has over 28 years of experience in the area of Business Development, Sales Strategy and Operations. Currently, he serves as President and Director at GreenPower Motor Company.

Previously, Mr. Riley was the first employee of BYD Motors where he served as VP truck, VP Material Handling group and North American Vice-President of Fleet Sales. Brendan has overseen the launch of dozens of commercial EV products and the delivery of hundreds of various types of EVs. He was responsible of building the business units from ground up and also instrumental in negotiating the purchase and setup of two manufacturing facilities for BYD (an electric bus assembly plant and an EV battery assembly plant in California) and EV manufacturing facilities for GreenPower Motor Company.

Mr. Riley served two terms as the President of the Southern California Chapter of the AVS for Science and Technology. Brendan has experience in high tech manufacturing that includes Aerospace and Semiconductor sectors. Brendan speaks both English and Italian.