Ravipal (Ravi) Bains is a 2022 Millennium Leadership fellow and a partner at McMillan LLP, a leading Canadian business law firm. At McMillan, he also leads the firm’s environmental, social, and governance initiative, a multi-practice service offering focused on sustainability and business. Bains is also the recipient of an Emerging Leaders Award (formerly known as the 40 under 40 awards) by the M&A Advisor.
Active in public and civic affairs, Bains is a member of the Board of Governors of the Business Council of British Columbia. He is also a David Rockefeller fellow with the Trilateral Commission, a Carnegie New Leader with the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, and a member of the Banff Forum.
Prior to McMillan, Bains was a legal advisor at the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in The Hague, Netherlands. Born and raised on a farm in rural India, he also clerked at the High Court of Punjab and Haryana.