New AATCC Global Membership Office in Hong Kong
Calvin YM Lam will head the new AATCC Global Membership Office in Hong Kong, China, offering membership services and membership payment in local currency for the convenience of our members in Hong Kong
The Hong Kong Global Membership office joins other AATCC Global Membership offices in Bangladesh, Peru, South Korea, and Hangzhou, China.
Lam is the Business Development Director of Global Softlines for Intertek. His duties are mainly for both business developments and technical sustainable growth. Lam has worked in the textile industry for more than 16 years, including the areas of textile testing, textile wet processing, visual colour evaluation, laboratory accreditation and operation management, new product development, training, and consultancy.
Lam graduated from Hong Kong Polytechnic University with a PhD in Colourimetry and a BSc (Hons) in Textile Chemistry. He is a Laboratory Lead Assessor APLAC, 5S black belt lead auditor, certified six sigma black belt. Currently, in Hong Kong, he is the chair of the Society of Dyers & Colourists (SDC) for the Hong Kong Region; and a panel member of the Innovation Technology Commission of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (ITC, HKSAR). Lam recently served in the AATCC Board of Directors as an International Reginal Board Member from Spring 2013 to Fall 2016. He also was a member of the AATCC Executive Committee on Research (ECR) from 2009 to 2011. Lam is currently an Associate Editor for the AATCC Journal of Research.
AATCC, the Association of Textile, Apparel & Materials Professionals, is the world’s leading not-for-profit association serving textile professionals since 1921. AATCC, headquartered in Research Triangle Park, NC, USA, provides test method development, quality control materials, and professional networking for members in about 50 countries throughout the world.