Philanthropist with a passion for ESG
“ The GGEF Women Eco Game Changer Award does not just give awards, but to link a lot of passionate hearts together.”
Juliana Lam, GGEF 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award Winner
Founder and Managing Director, Julius Group
After graduating from the University of Toronto with a Degree in Economics in 1996, Juliana Lam returned to Hong Kong and joined her family's OEM glove manufacturing business, the AML Group Holdings, a glove-maker founded by her father in 1963. And after working there for over 10 years, she decided to pursue an Executive MBA at the Richard Ivey School of Business Asia to broaden her business knowledge.
Juliana serves as Founder and Managing Director of Julius Industries Ltd. She has accumulated over 20 years of experiences in gloves & accessories industries and managed over 20 gloves factories in China and South East Asia countries. She also holds multiple public positions in Hong Kong.
Dedicated to serving the community and volunteer services, Juliana has been supporting projects in promoting healthy lifestyle, education and care for children.
She and her family have been sponsoring the Hong Kong Adventist Hospital groups for over 15 years, starting with the healthy diet and lifestyle program called the New Start program, promoting an overall healthy lifestyle through vegetarian eating, green activities and mind. In 2012, she became one of the few key executives to form a well-known NGO "Green Monday" in Hong Kong to further promote green and healthy living style. Joining as the Director of Social Venture Hong Kong, she dedicates her time and knowledge to help local small companies to come up with 'out-of-the-box' solutions to tackle operation challenges.
Through education, she sponsors financial aid for needy students and works as visiting professor helping graduates-to-be at the Minjiang University at Fuzhou. She also helps an e-learning platform at Athena Education Foundations to promote writing and family bonding through fun education learning programs.
Nominated to be a council member of The Better Hong Kong Foundation since 2011, Juliana devotes her time and effort to help facilitate communications between Hong Kong with China and the global community. She was rewarded as an "Entrepreneur of Tomorrow 2010" by Capital Entrepreneur Magazine and was included in the "China Top 100 Women Entrepreneur Awards 2012 by the China Association of Women Entrepreneurs. She was the only female winner of the "2014 Young Industrialist Award of Hong Kong".
In 2016, Juliana was invited by Hong Kong Adventist Hospital and Tsuen Wan Adventist Hospital to be the Chairman of Healthy Lifestyle Fund. The purpose of this Fund is to educate the public on health knowledge as well as disease prevention in order to build a sustainable health development and lifestyle.