The Hon. Stephen LAM Sui-lung

Stephen Lam was formerly Chief Secretary for Administration of the Hong Kong Government from September 2011 to June 2012.  Prior to this, he was Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs. In this portfolio, for almost ten years, he was responsible for elections, human rights and Hong Kong's relations with Mainland China and Taiwan.

In total, Mr. Lam served in the Hong Kong Government for 34 years. After retiring from the Hong Kong Government in June 2012, Mr. Lam read theology at Wycliffe Hall, University of Oxford, and the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics. He graduated with the Certificate in Theological and Pastoral Studies in June 2013.

Currently, Mr. Lam undertakes speaking engagements regularly among churches, schools and other institutions, both in Hong Kong and overseas.

On the basis of his public service experience, from time to time Mr. Lam also speaks at forums among universities and NGOs on issues of leadership and governance.

Starting in 2014, Mr. Lam has been invited by the Ravi Zacharias International Ministries to join their Asia team as an Adjunct Speaker.

Since 2013, Mr. Lam has been accredited as a Mediator by the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR) in England. From time to time, he mediates in civil and commercial disputes. Mr. Lam qualified as Barrister-at-Law at Gray's Inn, England, in 1986. In 1978, Mr. Lam graduated from the University of Hong Kong with a Bachelor of Social Sciences degree.

In 2009, Mr. Lam was awarded the Gold Bauhinia Star by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government. In 2012, he was awarded the Grand Bauhinia Medal.

Mr. Lam is married to Florence Lam and has two daughters.