Mr. Lim is the Executive Chairman of PhillipCapital Group of Companies and was also appointed Chairman of IFS Capital Limited on 20 May 2003. He began his career holding senior positions in the Stock Exchange of Singapore and the Securities Research Institute. He has served on a number of committees and sub-committees of the Stock Exchange of Singapore. In 1997, he was appointed Chairman of the Stock Exchange of Singapore (SES) Review Committee, which is responsible for devising a conceptual framework to make Singapore’s capital markets more globalized, competitive and robust. For this service, he was awarded the Public Service Medal (PBM) in 1999 by the Singapore Government. He served as a board member in the Inland Revenue Authority Singapore from 2004 to 2010.
Mr. Lim holds a Bachelor of Science Degree (Honours) in Chemical Engineering from the University of Surrey and obtained a Master’s Degree in Operations Research and Management Studies from Imperial College, London University.