Mr. Steven Lim was appointed as an Independent Director of the Company on 5 February 2021. He is the chairman of the Nominating Committee; and a member of the Audit Committee and Remuneration Committees.
Starting his career in PricewaterhouseCoopers, Mr. Lim transitioned to the finance industry by joining HSBC Private Bank (Suisse) SA, the global wealth solutions arm of the HSBC Group, in 1985. He took charge of accounting, operations, corporate secretarial work and systems control in the Trust Division before assuming the position of Managing Director in 1990. As Managing Director, he was responsible for growing the wealth management services in Asia, India and the Middle East.
During his 23 year-stint with the HSBC Group, he was seconded to work in HSBC’s office in Hong Kong and Jersey, Channel Islands. In 2010, he became the CEO of SG Trust (Asia) Ltd, a subsidiary of Société Générale Private Banking, a position he held until 2014. He currently provides consultancy advice in the field of global wealth solutions.
He is currently also the lead independent director of Bund Center Investment Ltd and Keong Hong Holdings Limited and an independent director of Sinarmas Land Limited, Riverstone Holdings Limited and Hong Fok Corporation Limited.
Mr. Steven Lim holds a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting and Finance from the University of Newcastle, Australia. He is a fellow member of CPA Australia, the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and a member of the Society of Trusts and Estate Practitioners.