Michael Lam

AVP, Technology & CIO at Douglas College

Michael Lam is the Associate Vice President, Technology & Chief Information Officer, and serves as a member of the College’s Senior Management Team. In this position, Michael leads the Centre for Educational and Information Technology and supports all aspects of the College’s digital ecosystem, including academic technology, software applications, IT infrastructure, client services and information security.

Michael joined Douglas College in January 2018 as Manager, Infrastructure Services, and has made significant contributions in advancing the technology infrastructure at the institution, including leading the technology infrastructure install at Anvil Office Tower and rebuilding the data centres with hyper-converged technology. Prior to joining Douglas, Michael worked for seven years as Director of IT at the Crisis Centre of BC, with responsibility for building life-saving technology to support suicide prevention and intervention services.

Michael holds a BA Psychology from UBC, Human Resources Management Diploma from BCIT, and a Networking Technology Certificate from VCC. He has also earned the Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) and Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) designations.


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  • AVP, Technology & CIO

    May, 2021 - present

  • Interim AVP, Technology & Chief Information Officer

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