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Angus Lam
Senior Economist, Country Risk, S&P Global Market Intelligence
Angus Lam is an economist working at the Banking Risk Service team of the Economics & Country Risk directorate at S&P Global Market Intelligence.
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Based in Hong Kong, Angus focuses on banking sectors of emerging Asian economies. He works as an economist in the Economics & Country Risk directorate, specifically at the Banking Risk Service team. The Banking Risk Service team analyses key events and publishes key data of banking sectors around the world, with a major focus on emerging economies. Angus's research and analysis focuses on banking sectors in emerging Asia, which includes Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam. Before joining S&P Global, Angus worked for a large European bank in London and a government department in the United Kingdom, where he focused on the labor market and bank lending in the United Kingdom economy.

He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in economics and politics from the United Kingdom and a master's degree in business, also from the United Kingdom.

Selected recent research:

  • Chinese D-SIB's additional capital requirements likely to have limited impact on smaller, riskier banks
  • Bangladesh Bank calls on state-owned banks to boost capital buffers, higher credit disbursement likely to affect asset quality
  • Malaysia and Thailand outline rules for mutual bank entries; lower barriers likely to boost speed of expansion
  • Sri Lanka's loan moratorium extension to end-2021 to continue to hide bad loans
  • Thailand's central bank eases loan classification and provisioning guidelines until 2023, reducing banks' capital needs temporarily
Industry expertise
Financial Services
Financial Regulatory Affairs
Financial Risk
Areas of interest
Credit Risk
Government Policy & Regulations
Regional focus
Asia Pacific
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