Biography - Konata Lake

Konata LakeBBA, MBA, JD

Konata Lake was appointed to the Board of Governors on October 1, 2016 and serves as a member of the Finance and Audit and Land and Property Committees.

Konata is a Senior Associate at Torys LLP where his practice focuses on corporate law with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions (public and private) and infrastructure and energy.

A graduate of York, Konata received his JD, Osgoode Hall Law School (2008); MBA (With Distinction), Schulich School of Business (2008); and BBA (With Distinction), Schulich School of Business (2003).

Currently Konata serves on the Board of Regent Park Community Health Centre. He has served on the Board of Inner City Outreach, a non-profit that is dedicated to transforming under-served areas of major urban centres; the Board of Excalibur Publications (York's student newspaper); as Chair of the York University Student Centre Corporation; and as a student representative on York's Board of Governors. He is a member of the Ontario Bar Association and sits on the Natural Resources and Energy Law Section Executive Committee. He is also a member of the Osgoode/Schulich JD/MBA Alumni Association, Steering Committee.