Dr. George LAM
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Member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Permanent Commission on Economic and Financial Issuess
A champion for sustainable development, responsible business, responsible investing, digital transformation and green transformation, Dr. Lam is Chair of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific Sustainable Business Network (ESBN), and Chair of the ESBN Task Force on Sustainable and Inclusive Finance. He is a member of 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, and Convenor of the Panel of Advisors on Building Management Disputes of the HKSAR Government Home Affairs Department. He is also a member of the Court of the City University of Hong Kong and the Belt and Road and Greater Bay Area Committee of the Hong Kong Trade and Development Council, Vice Chairman of Pacific Basin Economic Council, and President of Hong Kong-ASEAN Economic Cooperation Foundation.
Dr. Lam earlier served as Chairman of Hong Kong Cyberport, Hong Kong’s digital technology flagship and global innovation hub. He was a member of the Committee on Innovation, Technology and Re-Industrialization, the Sir Murray MacLehose Trust Fund Investment Advisory Committee, and the Central Policy Unit of the HKSAR Government. A former member of the Hong Kong Bar, Dr. Lam is a Solicitor of the High Court of Hong Kong, 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, 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, an International Affiliate of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and a Distinguished Fellow of the Hong Kong Innovative Technology Development Association. Dr. Lam was a recipient of the Director of the Year Award in 2013 and 2019, respectively, from the Hong Kong Institute of Directors (he was then a Director of Hong Kong Education City and Chairman of Hong Kong Cyberport) and the FinTech Achievement Award (Iconic Star) in 2022 from the Institute of Financial Technologists of Asia (IFTA). In 2019, Dr. Lam was awarded by the HKSAR Government a Bronze Bauhinia Star (BBS) for serving the public, and was appointed a Justice of the Peace (JP) by the HKSAR Government in 2022.