Michael Lam has his bachelor's and master's degrees in policy making and administration from England. He has worked in the field of employment services and training since 1990. Michael is currently the Director of Employment Services at S.U.C.C.E.S.S., and works closely with the federal and provincial governments to address skill shortage issues.
Michael introduced the very first funded job mentoring program in B.C. with support from Human Resources and Skills Development Canada. In recent years, Michael has been initiating partnerships with various industry and trades associations (construction, science and technology, oil and gas). He has also piloted pre-apprenticeship and bridging programs for professional and skilled immigrants.
Michael represents S.U.C.C.E.S.S. on different local and national committees such as the National Visible Minority Labor Force Development Council, Overseas FCR Projects Working Committee, National Newcomer Labor Market Partnership, BC Canadian Asian Workforce Strategy Advisory Committee and BC Employment Access Strategy for Immigrants Leadership Council.