Constance Sugiyama is the president of ConMark Strategy lnc., which provides high-level strategy advice and solutions to the public and private sectors. She has a long and distinguished career in corporate law and is recognized as a trailblazer on matters of corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions law. Ms. Sugiyama has served as a director on many boards and advisory committees. Currently, she is on the boards of the Ontario Financing Authority, the Mount Pleasant Group, the Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement and the Gairdner Foundation. Formerly, she was the chair of the Board of Trustees of The Hospital for Sick Children and has served as a board member of the Toronto International Film Festival, Nikko Securities Co. Canada Ltd., the Japan Society, the Ontario Trillium Foundation, Ontario Exports Inc., the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre and Women in Capital Markets. She has been a member of the Order of Canada since 2014 and is based in Toronto.