Valerie Chiykowski

Senior Venture Manager | Matter Stream Lead

Valerie Chiykowski is a Senior Venture Manager at Creative Destruction Lab Toronto and leads the Matter stream for advanced material startups. Prior to joining CDL, Valerie completed her PhD in Chemistry at the University of British Columbia and BSc in Chemistry at Queen’s University. Her doctoral research was in materials discovery for next generation solar cells. Valerie is passionate about diversity in STEM as the co-founder of the Women in Chemistry initiative at UBC.