Director Lauren Akin

Lauren is senior legal counsel at Connor, Clark & Lunn Financial Group, one of Canada’s largest independent asset management firms. She has extensive experience representing public and private companies on mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance transactions. Lauren routinely provides advice with respect to risk management and corporate governance matters.

Lauren is an active supporter of local, community-building organizations and, in addition to her role with Ballet BC, also serves as the Vice Chair of the Board of the Vancouver Farmers Markets.

For Lauren, dance has always presented an opportunity to bring people together and foster community through artistic expression. She has studied dance for over 20 years and continues to pursue her passion for movement. Lauren is excited to contribute to Ballet BC as it propels Canadian dance to the forefront of contemporary ballet.

Lauren Akin