Chivas Lam focuses on operationalizing partnerships in China. He has 30 years’ operational experience in building and re-engineering companies as well as executing investments in Asia/Pacific. Prior to MNL, Lam was a venture partner at Qiming Venture Partners, a leading Chinese venture capital firm with $1.1 billion under management. At Qiming he led a pioneering cross-border investment in the New Zealand waste-to-fuel company LanzaTech, where he joined the company as its China COO, formed its Chinese WFOE, created two joint ventures with Baosteel and Capital Steel, and constructed an NDRC-approved demonstration plant in 15 months. He holds a Master’s degree in Engineering from Sydney University and a BS in Engineering with first honors from the University of Hong Kong. He has served as an advisor and expert panelist to the China Greentech Initiative and the Cleantech Group. Lam is based in Shanghai and has lived and worked in China for 18 years.