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Yen-Wah Lam

Partner, President & Chief People Officer

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Ms. Lam joined Castlelake in 2018 and is Partner, President and Chief People Officer. In this role, Ms. Lam is responsible for supporting Castlelake’s governance and strategic direction, and managing enterprise-level risk and organizational change. She oversees all non-investment operations and internal affairs, including Castlelake’s Human Resources, Finance & Operations, and Legal & Compliance functions. She is a member of Castlelake’s Executive Committee. 

Previously, Ms. Lam led Castlelake’s global Human Resources team, responsible for guiding Castlelake’s talent strategy, nurturing the firm’s culture and guiding its Diversity, Equity & Inclusion programming. Ms. Lam became a partner of the firm in 2020.   

Prior to joining Castlelake, Ms. Lam was Head of Human Resources and a member of the Management Committee at FTSE-listed Jupiter Asset Management in London. Ms. Lam began her career in the Human Resources function as a generalist at Reuters. Ms. Lam received her B.A. from the University of Leeds and her M.A. in human resource management from the University of Westminster. She is also certified by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. Ms. Lam also serves in various roles at non-profit organizations focused on supporting the British Chinese community in greater London.