Louise Lake-Tack was born in St. Phillip's Parish, Antigua in 1944. She was educated at Freetown Government School before attending the Antigua Girls High School in St. John's. Hard Beat News.com 16 July 2007 After graduating she emigrated to the United Kingdom where she studied nursing at Charing Cross Hospital. Following the completion of her studies, she worked first at the National Heart Hospital and later at the Harley Street Clinic.
Lake-Tack later studied and graduated in law and subsequently served as a magistrate at both Marylebone and Horseferry Magistrate Courts. She also sat at Pocock Street Crown Court and Middlesex Crown Court to hear appeal cases from the lower courts. She served as a member of the Antigua and Barbuda National Association (London) for the 24 years preceding her appointment as Governor-General.
She took office as Governor-General on 17 July 2007. Jamaica Gleaner July 19, 2007 She is the first female Governor-General of Antigua and Barbuda.