Mark Lam

Job title

Chair

Biography

Mark is an experienced board director and digital technologist with global experience in both private and public sectors. He is Chair of East London NHS Foundation Trust, Vice-Chair of North Central London Provider Alliance and a Non-Executive Director on the Board of Social Work England.

Mark previously held a variety of board positions in public healthcare, including as Chair of Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust, and was a Trustee of the University of Essex.

Mark began his technology career during the dotcom boom, training at web start-ups before moving into telecommunications and IT.

Mark’s longest association was with BT Group, where he was a senior executive, finishing his career there as Chief Technology and Information Officer of Openreach, the national infrastructure provider. Prior to BT Group, he led a number of digital initiatives at major global businesses, including Carphone Warehouse and Siemens.

Mark comes from Singapore originally and has lived in London for over twenty years. He holds a degree in English Literature from Oxford University and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.