Fred Lam is the Executive Director of the Hong Kong
Trade Development Council (TDC), the statutory organisation
responsible for promoting and developing Hong Kong's
Lam heads an international team whose mission is to
create and facilitate opportunities in international
trade for Hong Kong-based companies. TDC, with its network
of more than 40 offices in key business centres, is
the global marketing arm of Hong Kong's small and medium-sized
enterprises. TDC also markets Hong Kong internationally
as the global platform for business in China and the
joining TDC in 1986, Mr Lam has held key Directorate
posts and spearheaded many promotional initiatives.
From 1993 until early 2004, Mr Lam served as a Deputy
Executive Director. He has worked closely with leaders
of industry and service sector associations.
Lam is a member of Greater Pearl River Delta Business
Council, the SAR Chief Secretary's International Business
Committee, the Financial Secretary's Economic and Employment
Council, the Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development's
Steering Committee on Innovation and Technology, the
Competition Policy Review Committee, the Hong Kong Logistics
Council and the Hong Kong/Japan Business Co-operation
Committee. He is also a member of the Hong Kong Tourism
Board, the Aviation Development Advisory Committee,
the Film Development Council and serves on the governing
boards of the Hong Kong Design Centre and Hong Kong
Q-Mark Council. He is a Justice of the Peace.
2007, Mr Lam was named 'Director of the Year' by the
Hong Kong Institute of Directors under the category
of statutory and non-profit-distributing organisations.
(1958) and raised in Hong Kong, Mr Lam graduated with
a B.Sc (Engineering) in Computing Science from the Imperial
College of Science and Technology at the University
of London. In 1999, he completed the Stanford Executive
Programme at Stanford University.
Lam is married with two sons.