Mr Vincent Lam BSc ('84) Syd M.Comm UNSW
Representing: China Alumni Network (VC's Alumni nominee)
Vincent Lam is the Managing Director of Asiaray. It was established by Vincent in 1993 and it is now the biggest airport advertising operator and one of the biggest outdoor advertising operators in China with approximately 300 staff. Asiaray offices are strategically situated in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Hong Kong, Chengdu, Xian, Kunming and Zhengzhou, Qingdao and Haikou to cater for advertising needs in China.
In 2005, Vincent founded the China Alumni Network of the University of Sydney and was elected President of the Network in the same year. The Network was inaugurated during the Graduation Ceremony in the People's Great Hall in Beijing. He became Patron of the China Alumni Network in 2007.
Vincent is very community conscious and is always looking for ways to help those who are in need. Vincent is an active member of HK Rotary Club Island West, committee member of the 2007 Theme Year Working Party of the Hong Kong Management Association (HKMA), active member of the Bauhinia Foundation in HK (a think tank organisation), committee member of the Yunnan Overseas Economic Cooperative Organisation (Yunnan Government body) and advisor to the Yunnan Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese.
In 1992, he was appointed Justice of the Peace by the NSW Government. In 1993, he was awarded Honorary Secretary of State by the State of Alabama, USA. Having benefited from the development of China, Vincent put some of his profits into forming a charitable organisation, Lam Kwun King Memorial Fund in Hong Kong. Currently this charity is directly helping around 300 students in the very poor areas of Shanxi and Yunnan provinces in China. In May 2008, the charity sponsored the "China Vision" project in Yunnan province, whereby Australian ophthalmologists helped about 160 patients with cataract and glaucoma problems.
Vincent was born in Hong Kong. He received his science degree from the University of Sydney and Master of Commerce from the University of NSW. While studying at the University of Sydney, Vincent was involved in a few University organisations including the University Student Representative Council.