He has always sought out challenging roles and taken great pride managing high achieving and motivated teams, and problem solving in effective and collaborative partnerships. He has attended several Personal Independence Bootcamps, and is passionate about supporting and diverting young people away from crime and vulnerable lifestyles, helping them to reach their true potential. He has chaired the Merrywood Education Advisory Board for several years.
Natalia is a huge advocate for trauma-informed education. She believes that Merrywood’s innovative approach provides a thorough support system for children with therapeutic needs.
Dr Lam is a strong advocate of how much the sciences are woven into our curriculum model and believes it will provide ample opportunity for practical scientific learning for our children.
After retiring, he worked as an Ofsted Inspector from 2014 to 2018 and an external adviser for Kingston University monitoring and reporting on their teacher training programmes. Outside school he is very passionate about football and has coached and managed District and County football teams for over 40 years and serves as aVice President for Surrey Schools FA.