Patricia A. Koval is a corporate director and lawyer based in Toronto, Ontario. She is a retired Senior Partner of Torys LLP, where she specialized in securities law, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance. Pat also taught courses in mergers and acquisitions to law students and business executives for over 15 years as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Toronto. Pat is a Director and Audit Committee member of Trans Mountain Corporation, which operates and is currently undertaking the mega-expansion of the pipeline. She is also a Director and Markets Committee member of Ontario's Independent Electricity System Operator, which operates Ontario's electricity system and markets. She is an appointed member of the Ontario Government's Advisory Panel on Climate Change. Pat is the Chairman of the Boards of Directors of The Canada-India Business Council, which facilitates trade and investment between Canada and India, and of the Toronto and Region Conservation Foundation (which works with the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority). She also serves on the Ontario Chapter Executive Board of the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD) and is a director or advisory committee member of a number of non-profit organizations in Canada and the US focused on conservation. Pat graduated from the joint MBA/J.D. program at Schulich School of Business and Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto, Canada after completing an Honours BA (Economics).