James Lam

James Lam is an author, speaker and consultant who specializes in risk management. As an independent director of E*TRADE Financial, he chairs the company’s Risk Oversight Committee. He was named in the 2017 NACD Directorship 100 in recognition of his influence and leadership in the boardroom community.

To Manage Cyber Risk, Boards Need More Insight

Cyber risk, which has always represented a significant area of enterprise risk, is finally being acknowledged as intersecting with other areas of the board’s oversight.

Board Under Siege: What Wells Fargo Did Right (And Wrong)

The real test for good governance occurs in the wake of a crisis.

Shareholder Engagement: A Balancing Act

Board members share whether their oversight responsibilities should mandate regular communication with shareholders.