- Ph.D, University of Victoria, Canada
- MPA, University of Victoria, Canada
- B. Comm, University of British Columbia, Canada
Newman M.K. Lam is Associate Professor of Public Administration at the University of Macau. He obtained his Bachelor of Commerce degree at the University of British Columbia and both his Master of Public Administration and Ph.D. degrees at the University of Victoria. He was the former Head of the Social Sciences Department (2004-06) and the Public Administration Department (2006-09) in the University of Macau. He had also served as the Acting Head of the Department of Psychology (2006-08) and Chair of the Graduate Studies Committee of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities (2006-08). He is currently a member of the Macao SAR Government’s Conselho Consultivo para a Reforma da Administração Pública and Comissão De Avaliaçao Dos Serviços Públicos.His recent research has focused on civil service reform, public finance and the macro-economic policy of Macao.