Elaine Lam
National Advisory Committee

Elaine Lam

Executive Director, Business Development and Strategic Planning
The Chang School

Elaine Lam, Ph.D. has deep experience working at multiple provincial and federal government agencies in Ontario and the United Kingdom and post secondary institutions in strategic consulting engagements. Prior to joining Ryerson in 2011, she was a Senior Consultant for the Higher Education practice at Deloitte and Touche LLP, working with clients such universities and colleges in Canada and the US. Elaine completed her PhD in 2009 on education policy in the Caribbean and has active research profile, including a Visiting Scholar appointment at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education and an advisor role at MaRS Discovery District. Elaine is a member of the Board of Directors for Ai-Media Canada (ai-media.tv), Research Review Committee at the Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (oise.utoronto.ca/jics), International Women's Forum and The Banff Forum.