Dr. George Lam has over 30 years of international experience in general management, strategy consulting, corporate governance, direct investment, investment banking and asset management.
Dr. Lam is Chairman of Hong Kong Cyberport, a member of the Committee on Innovation, Technology and Re-Industrialization, the Governance Committee of the Hong Kong Growth Portfolio, and the Development Bureau Common Spatial Data Advisory Committee of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government, Convenor of the Panel of Advisors on Building Management Disputes of the Hong Kong Government Home Affairs Department, a member of the Court of the City University of Hong Kong, the Metropolitan University of Hong Kong Lee Shau-Kee School of Business and Administration International Advisory Board and the Tencent Finance Academy (Hong Kong) Advisory Board, Chairman of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN ESCAP) Sustainable Business Network (ESBN), Vice Chairman of Pacific Basin Economic Council (PBEC), and a member of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council Belt and Road and Greater Bay Area Committee and the Sir Murray MacLehose Trust Fund Investment Advisory Committee.
Dr. Lam holds a BSc in sciences and mathematics, an MSc in systems science and an MBA from the University of Ottawa in Canada, a post-graduate diploma in public administration from Carleton University in Canada, a post-graduate diploma in English and Hong Kong Law and an LLB (Hons) in law from Manchester Metropolitan University in the UK, and LLM in law from the University of Wolverhampton in the UK, a PCLL in law from the City University of Hong Kong, a Certificate in Professional Accountancy from the Chinese University of Hong Kong SCS and a PhD from the University of Hong Kong. He is also a Solicitor of the High Court of Hong Kong (and formerly a member of the Hong Kong Bar), an Accredited Mediator of the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR), a Fellow of Certified Management Accountants (CMA) Australia, the Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators, the Hong Kong Institute of Directors and the Institute of Corporate Directors Malaysia (ICDM), and an Honorary Fellow of Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Australia, the Hong Kong Institute of Facility Management and the University of Hong Kong School of Professional and Continuing Education. In 2019, Dr. Lam was awarded by the Hong Kong Government a Bronze Bauhinia Star (BBS) for serving the public.