Mr. LAM was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director, a member of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nomination Committee on 9 May 2016. Mr. LAM is a solicitor of the Hong Kong SAR and the Supreme Court of England and Wales, and a civil celebrant of marriages in Hong Kong. He graduated from the University of Manchester, England in 1981 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electronics and Electrical Engineering. His major subjects included Computer Design, Power Transmission and Telecommunications. He is also a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (M.I.E.E.E.) in USA. After obtaining his Bachelor's Degree, he studied law at the Manchester Polytechnic (now known as Manchester Metropolitan University), England and the College of Law in Chester, England respectively. Mr. LAM returned to Hong Kong in 1984 to work in family business in Tai Sun Company (a member of Hong Kong and Kowloon Textile), and Shing Fung Finance Company Limited, both founded by his late-father Mr. LAM Muk Kwong in 1958 and 1972 respectively. In 1992, Mr. LAM furthered his studies in law at the University of Hong Kong and obtained a Postgraduate Certificate in Laws (PCLL) and was admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Hong Kong in 1994 and then in the following year admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales. In 1999, Mr. LAM founded William Lam and Company Solicitors to start his own practice in law. Mr. LAM also serves in many areas. He is an Executive Committee member of the Federation of Hong Kong Guangdong Community Organisations, the Founding President of the University of Manchester Alumni Association of Hong Kong and a member of the Technology Committee of the Law Society of Hong Kong and was a co-opted member of the Chinese Temples Committee from 2009 to 2015. Mr. LAM has also acted as the legal advisor of various organisations, such as the General Chamber of Textiles, the Chamber of the Hong Kong Computer Industry, the Hong Kong Information Technology Joint Council, the Hong Kong WEEE Recycling Association, the Hong Kong Society of Medical Professionals, the Hong Kong Software Industry Association, the Public Surgeons United, the Government Doctors' Association and the Hong Kong New Youth Energy Think Tank.