Dr. Lam Kin Chung was 32 years old when he established Lam Kin Chung Morning Sun Charity Fund in 1992. Back in his early years, life was tough for him and his single-parent family. He had different jobs during the day and worked as a security guard at night. Afterwards, timely opportunities helped Dr. Lam embark on a career in real estate development. A man of sharp judgment, Dr. Lam sold most of his properties in the critical year of 1997. In 1999, he shifted the focus on dotcom stocks. After selling down all the dotcom stocks in early 2000, Dr. Lam redirected his first investment in China- the ‘Ninetowns Digital’. This software company went to the Nasdaq successfully on Dec 3 at a market cap of US$400m.
Dr. Lam is now the Managing Director of Beijing and Nanjing eBizAnywhere Technologies Ltd. In June 2006, eBizAnywhere’s product –‘Website Express’ won the National Award of Creativity in Beijing, China. Dr. Lam is the Vice-Managing Director of China Foreign Trade Association and as well the founding Council Member of the China Chamber of International Commerce.
In 2000, he was presented the John Harvard Fellowship by Harvard University, the USA and began to serve on the Harvard Asia Center Advisory Committee since then. November 4 2005, Kin-chung Lam Room was named in the South Building, Harvard University. September 7 2010, Harvard University presented Certificate of Appreciation to Dr. Lam for his consistent 10 years of support.
Dr. Lam is now serving as Senior Advisor of Shaw College, the Chinese University of HK, Honorary Council Member of the Board of Nanjing University, Honorary Advisor of the Academy of Oriental Studies at Peking University. In December 2007, he was appointed as part-time member of Central Policy Unit, HKSAR.
On December 7, the Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries conferred the highest honor of ‘ Friendship Ambassador ’ to Dr. Lam.
In October 2010, Dr. Lam received the Bangladesh Friendship Award and had a dialogue with Nobel Peace Laureate Dr. Muhammad Yunus. Jan 2011, Dr. Lam donated the first ‘ Yat-Sen Hall’ in Hong Kong, located in the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Dr. Lam received Honorary Professorship from the Academy of Social Science Tientsin China, the China Foreign Affairs University, Hanoi University Vietnam and Ling Tung University Taiwan respectively.
With the strength of Dr. Lam’s strong global link, definitely his business & peace movement will grow rapidly within this decade.