Mr. Don Lam, a founding partner of VinaCapital, has worked in Vietnam for more than two decades. He has overseen VinaCapital’s growth from a single USD 10 million fund manager in 2003 into a leading investment management firm in Southeast Asia.

Additionally, Mr. Lam established the VinaCapital Foundation, whose mission is to empower the children and youth of Vietnam by providing opportunities for growth through health and education programmes. In addition to his role at VinaCapital, Mr. Lam is the Deputy Chairman of the Private Sector Development Committee (Committee IV under the Prime Minister’s Advisory Council for Administrative Procedure Reform), and Vice Chairman of the Institute for Circular Economy Development

Before founding VinaCapital, Mr. Lam was a Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers (Vietnam), where he led the corporate finance and management consulting practices throughout the Indochina region. He has a degree in Commerce and Political Science from the University of Toronto and is the recipient of an honorary doctorate in business from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology. Mr. Lam is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Canada and is a Certified Public Accountant and holder of a Securities License in Vietnam.