At Verus, Mr. Lam sources investment opportunities, performs due diligence and generates investment content across Private Markets. He focuses primarily on the Venture Capital, Private Equity Buyout, and Growth Equity asset classes, with additional responsibilities in Fund of Funds, Real Estate, Real Assets, and Private Credit.
Prior to joining Verus in 2020, Mr. Lam served as investment manager for a single-family office, where he vetted, underwrote, and monitored traditional and alternative investment funds across the US, Europe, and Asia. Previously, he advised global private equity funds and Fortune 500 management teams on investment and strategic decisions as a management consultant at OC&C Strategy Consultants in London. Mr. Lam also has private equity direct investing experience at China Construction Bank International in Hong Kong. A Bay Area native, he began his career in business development at Cisco Systems.
A dedicated musician, Mr. Lam has performed internationally as a violin soloist and concertmaster, including with the Cambridge University Symphony Orchestra. He earned his master’s degree in business administration (MBA) from the Yale School of Management, masters of philosophy (MPhil) from the University of Cambridge, and a bachelor of arts (BA) degree with distinction in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley on full scholarship as a Bill and Melinda Gates Millennium Scholar.