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Si Chun Lam

Data scientist & creative professional

Strategic leader in research and intelligence with an established reputation in working with respect, reliability, and integrity to build collaborative relationships with stakeholders, from political leaders to experts-by-experience, to magnify seldom-heard voices in a way that makes a lasting difference to the health and wellbeing of people to create flourishing communities. 🇭🇰🇬🇧🧋

Work & education

Si Chun Lam giving a data science presentation.

An economist by training, Si Chun has coordinated research and transformation programmes in public health, social care, and education. In Coventry, Si Chun championed the city's research and intelligence approach to provide high quality, accessible, and actionable insight and intelligence to support the achievement of local priorities, especially in the areas of health and wellbeing, severe and multiple disadvantage, and the City of Culture. As part of the COVID-19 response, Si Chun co-ordinated epidemiology and intelligence across Coventry, Solihull, and Warwickshire. Now working across the West Midlands, Si Chun is working with local governments, universities and other stakeholders with a view to bring together the region's approach to research, intelligence, analysis and data to create a thriving regional research ecosystem, to drive inclusive growth in the region, a more deliberate and socially purposeful model of growth that is created and shared across the whole population and place – leaving nobody behind.


Head of Research, Intelligence, and Inclusive Growth at the West Midlands Combined Authority.


BSc Economics and International Development at the University of Bath, MRes Social Sciences Research at Loughborough University.

Interests & activities

Creative projects

Si Chun is a creative professional with expertise in music production 🎙️ & composition 🎼, graphic design 📊 & video editing 🎬; and data projects ranging from business intelligence dashboard development 📈 to web design 💻.

Leisure & travel

Si Chun enjoys music 🎵; film 🎞️; photography 📷; health and wellbeing 🏃; and travelling around the world 🌏.


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