Dr. George Lam, BBS, JP
“While the industry faces challenges in assessing ESG performances, I am impressed by BlueOnion's sustainability mindset, top-caliber talent, and aspiration to provide a systematic, cost-effective and secure solution for investors, asset managers, professional consultants, the media, and regulators. I am delighted to serve as Chairman of BlueOnion and to lead its Board to exemplary corporate governance", Dr. George Lam, BBS, JP
Dr. Lam 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, 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, Chairman of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific Sustainable Business Network, Vice Chairman of Pacific Basin Economic Council, and Chairman of the Permanent Commission on Economic and Financial Issues of the World Union of Small and Medium Enterprises. Dr. George Lam has extensive international experience in general management, strategy consulting, corporate governance, direct investment, investment banking, and asset management.
He holds a Ph.D. and a Master of Public Administration from the University of Hong Kong and advanced degrees in subjects including Mathematics, Science, Law, Business Administration, and Public Administration from the University of Ottawa and Carleton University in Canada, Manchester Metropolitan University, and the University of Wolverhampton in the UK, and the City University of Hong Kong.
A former member of the Hong Kong Bar, Dr. Lam is a Solicitor of the High Court of Hong Kong. He received 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). 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) in 2022 by the HKSAR Government.