Patricia A. Koval
Pat Koval is a corporate director and lawyer based in Toronto, Ontario. She is a retired partner of Torys LLP, where she practised corporate law, including corporate and carbon finance and governance.
Pat is a member of the Government of Ontario’s Advisory Panel on Climate Change. She is also a Director of the Independent Electricity System Operator, which operates Ontario’s electricity system and its electricity markets, and a Director of Trans Mountain Corporation, which operates, and is building the expansion of, a pipeline in western Canada. She chairs the Boards of each of The Canada-India Business Council and the Canadian Performance Reporting Board of CPA Canada. She serves on the Ontario Chapter Executive Board of the Institute of Corporate Directors.
Pat is a passionate volunteer in the conservation sector. She formerly chaired the Board of World Wildlife Fund Canada, and currently chairs the Boards of each of Toronto and Region Conservation Foundation and Turtle Survival Alliance. She is a member of the Ontario Regional Board of the Nature Conservancy of Canada and of the Advisory Councils of Wildlife Conservation Society and Lewa Wildlife Conservancy. Pat is a contributing author to several publications on climate change and has lectured in this area, including at University of Toronto, where she was an Adjunct Professor for more than 15 years.
Pat is a member of several committees at Rainforest Trust. She graduated from the joint MBA/J.D. program at Schulich School of Business and Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto, Canada.
Patricia is also a member of various Rainforest Trust Committees.