Cheong Ming Lam, Esq., PhD, GCGI, FRAS

Great Britain


Cheong Ming LAM coat of arms

Artist: Quentin Peacock

Registered in The Chinese Armorial, February 6, 2018.

Arms: Azure, two trees eradicated proper with three mullets Argent in chief.

Crest: a lion rampant or holding a pearl argent between his front paws.


Certification: Don Alfonso de Ceballos-Escalera y Gila, Marques de la Floresta and Chronicler of Arms for Castile and León: certification, March 9, 2017.

Private Registrations:

International Register of Arms, Registration No. 0444 (Vol.3), January 10, 2018.

American College of Heraldry, registration number 3955, January 20, 2018. 

Background and History:

The Armiger is a Security Specialist in the Aviation Industry, he holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Business Management as well as receiving the Graduateship Award in Leadership and Management (GCGI) and Licentiateship Award in Management (LCGI) of the City & Guilds Institute. He has a strong connection to the ancient City of London as he is a Freeman of the City, a former Freeman of the Guild of Freeman and Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Basketmakers. 

Other overseas awards include Knight of Rizal first degree (KR), Kentucky Colonel, Honorary Texas Navy Admiral and Honorary Alabama State Militia Colonel, as well as being involved as a Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland (FRAS), Patron of the Royal Academy of Music, Member of the British Academy of Management and the American Association of University Professors.

For his academic contribution he has also received Honorary Professorships from Complutense University of Madrid & Carlos Albizu University. He is a Royal Companion of the Pearl Collar of the Royal and Hashemite Order of the Pearl, Hereditary Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Order of the Crane and the Intare (Lion) of Rwanda by HM the late King Kigeli V of Rwanda. He is also a Hereditary Knight of the Order of the Engabu granted perpetual hereditary nobility with the style “The Most Honourable” by King Solomon Iguru I of the Bunyoro-Kitara Kingdom and Knight Commander of the Royal Equestrian and Military Order of Saint Michael of the Wing (Portugal). He is the adopted son of HM Sultan Muedzul Lail Tan Kiram, the 35th Sultan of Sulu and North Borneo. As the adopted son of the Sultan and member of the Royal House of Sulu, the style of His Highness can be adopted and used. 

On March 9, 2017, Don Alfonso de Ceballos-Escalera y Gila, Marques de la Floresta and Chronicler of Arms for Castile and León, a Spanish heraldic officer, certified a coat of arms for Cheong Ming Lam.

His wife, H.H. Dayang Dayang Yoke Ching Lam, has her own personal coat of arms.

Personal Arms