Manager, Procurement & Premises
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
199 Bay Street, Suite 4000
Toronto, Ontario M5L 1A9
Asanka leads and manages the facilities, procurement, mailroom and duplicating service teams at Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP(Blakes). With more than 18 years of experience overseeing facilities, maintenance, security, administration, client service, boardrooms, hospitality, mailroom, copy center, and day-to-day operations for two of Canada’s leading law firms. Asanka has considerable experience in real estate and portfolio management, such as leases and subleases, and is accountable for day-to-day landlord & tenant interactions. In this role, he works closely with members of Blakes senior management teams and key stakeholders in capital improvement projects, renovation and relocation projects, standardizing and centralizing administrative functions.
He focuses on strategic planning, identifying potential risks, and ensuring compliance with Firm policies and industry regulations are complied with accurately and timely.