Dr. LAM Wai Pan, Wilson
- Honorary Doctorate in Law, AIPostDocA, B.A.(A.S.), B.Arch (Dist), MSc. Const. & Econ., MBA (1st Class Hon),
- MSc Finance (1st Class Hon), MSc. Marketing (1st Class Hon), LLM (Arb. & DR), HKIA, RIBA, MCIArb, FHKIArb,
- Registered Architect (HK), AP (Architect), PMP®, BEAM Pro. (NB, EB & Int.), FAiADR, FICM-MCN,
- APMG-Agile P, Prince 2® Practitioner, ITIL® Expert, CIMP, COBIT, Cert. Big Data Sci. Professional,
- Cert. Blockchain Architect, Arbitrator, Adjudicator, Accredited Mediator, CEDR Trained Assessor, Expert Witness.
A). Professional Qualifications and Expertise
Dr. Lam Wai Pan, Wilson is a registered architect and authorized person in Hong Kong. He is a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Architects (HKIA) and corporate member of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). He has more than 25 years of experience in architectural practice, building construction and project management. He had worked in both private and public sector to cover a wide range of commercial and residential developments, prestigious offices and commercial developments. urban design and redevelopments, and institutional buildings such as major hospital developments, major educational campus developments, hospital A&A works, schools, international schools, infrastructure, public open space/promenade and government complex. Besides, he is a Project Management Professional, BEAM Professional, Prince 2 Practitioner and Agile Practitioner and is experienced in various types of project management strategies.
He is now working at the HKSAR Government. He has also served the HKIA in committees including Urban Planning and Design Committee, Building and Lands Committee, Contract and Dispute Resolution Committee (CDRC) and Belt and Road and Great Bay Area Task Group in preceding years. He has been serving as Board Member of Board of Practices (2019-2020), Board of Mainland Affairs (BLA) and Chairperson of CDRC under HKIA. He had served in the Legal Affairs Committee of the Architects Registration Board (2016-2020) and Committee Member of the Chartered Body, Association of Project Management (Hong Kong Branch) in 2018 to 2020.
Besides, he possesses diverse experiences in IT-related projects since 2007. He is humbly a Prince 2 Practitioner, Certified Big Data Science Professional, Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Expert and ITIL MP as well as a Certified Internet Marketing Practitioner (CIMP). He is a qualified Agile Practitioner and passed the APMG COBIT Assessor examination. He is also a globally accredited PECB ISO 31000 Risk Manager and an accredited Architura Certified Blockchain Architect.
B). Academic Qualifications
He possesses a wide academic knowledge in various areas. He was graduated with Bachelor of Architecture in University of Hong Kong with distinction. Later, he was awarded the Master of Business Administration in University of Ottawa with 1st class honour. Then, he obtained a Master of Construction Management and Economics in University of Greenwich. Subsequently, he obtained a Master of Science in Finance and a Master of Science in Marketing, both with distinction at the National University of Ireland, Dublin as well as LLM in Arbitration and Dispute Resolution at the University of Hong Kong. He had been conferred Honorary Doctorate in Law at SABI University of France in end-2019. He has been appointed as Lifetime Member of The International Post Doctor Association (AIPostDocA). He has been recently nominated and accepted for the prestigious Post Doctorate Fellow Program to be jointly assessed by Stanford University, University of California, UC Berkeley and California State University in January 2020. Each year, there will be limited to maximum of 10 applicants to be nominated worldwide including Mainland PRC, Asia Pacific and worldwide to join the Post Doctorate Program.
C). Knowledge and Experiences in Mediation
Dr. Lam completed his mediation training at the LLM Programme in the University of University of Hong Kong as well as the mediation accreditation courses offered by HKIAC, HKMC and the Accord Group in 2008/2009. He has completed about 40 mediation cases in preceding years covering cases in High Court, District Court, Lands Tribunal etc. He possesses mediation experiences in completed mediation cases for many areas including commercial and contract disputes, building and construction, building defects and water leakage, land matters, tenancy and DMC matters, negligence, financial debts, company disputes, compulsory land sales, probate, insurance, copyright and IP rights as well as international dispute to serve the Government, professional sectors, community and public. As an accredited mediator, he is currently on the Panel or List of Mediators of HKMAAL, HKIAC, HKIA, HKIArb, CIArb, JDRC, FDRC and Lands Tribunal. He is also a Fellow (Pioneer) Member of the Asian Institute of Alternative Dispute Resolution (FAiADR) and accredited member of the global Federation of Conflict Management (FICM) – Mediation and Conciliation Network (MCN).
Dr. Lam is the Vice President of the Commercial Interest Group and member of the Construction Industry Interest Group of the Hong Kong Mediation Council since 2015 and 2017 respectively. He has been serving as Member of the Hong Kong Mediation Council Committee (2018 to 2020). Dr. Lam had involved in serving as mediation coaches in various mediation training courses in Hong Kong and Macau. He is a member of the Task Group for the Evaluative Mediation Training Course and PRC Mediation Training Programme of the Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators since 2017. He had also completed the evaluation mediation programme for both RICS and HKIArb in 2018. He is now serving as alternate director of HKIArb and HKIA in JMHO. He is now a RICS accredited civil and commercial mediator and a RICS accredited evaluative mediator.
D). Knowledge and Experiences in Arbitration, Adjudication and ADR
Dr. Lam is also knowledgeable in arbitration and alternative dispute resolution (ADR). He is an adjudicator and expert witness in addition to an accredited mediator. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, a Fellow Member of HKIArb and AIADR. He is on the Panel of Adjudicators of the HKIAC, HKIArb, HKIA and KLRCA. He is also an Expert Witness on the List of HKIA. Besides, he is a globally certified PECB ISO 31000 Risk Manager.
He is a Council Member of the HKIArb in the term 2013-2016 and from 2017 to present as well as the Chair of Construction and Adjudication Committee since 2017. He was also a member of the Board of Arbitrators Appointment, Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre from 2013 to 2016. He had joined the 2 Interest Groups of Legal Aid Services Council (2011-2018) and nominated to 3 different Appeal Boards of Home Affairs Department by HKIA (2020-2012). He had been invited to join various Arbitration Panels by Tsing Dao Arbitration Commission and Asia.