Lily Lam - Director, fund investments at BDC

Lily Lam

Director, funds Toronto

Lily Lam is Director, Fund Investments at BDC Capital, where she manages a portfolio of private equity funds. She brings an entrepreneurial spirit to her role along with a wealth of experience in direct investing and deploying assets in next-generation technologies.

Lily has sat on the boards of dozens of companies and has managed assets across a variety of sectors, including clean technologies, healthtech and drug development, and IT software and services.

Before joining BDC in 2019, Lily was the senior director of the Ontario Centres of Excellence’s investment portfolio. She defined and steered the fund’s strategy for start-up technology companies, focusing on pre-seed and seed-stage venture deals. This included identifying new opportunities, optimizing the portfolio, training and mentoring the co-investment team, and building partnerships within the investment community. Prior to that, Lily spent 15 years as vice-president of investments at Covington Capital Corporation and held management roles in two start-up companies.

Lily holds a master’s degree in immunology from the University of Toronto and an MBA from York University.

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