Raymond Lim Siang Keat
Non-Executive and Independent Director
Appointed a Director of Hong Leong Finance Limited (the "Company") on 1 March 2012, Mr Lim was last re-elected as a Director on 26 April 2018. He also sits on the Executive Committee and Board Risk Committee of the Company.
Mr Lim is a former Cabinet Minister in the Singapore Government. He has held various ministerial positions including Foreign Affairs, Trade and Industry, Finance and Transport from 2001 to 2011.
Prior to entering politics in 2001, Mr Lim held various senior positions in the financial industry including as a Managing Director of Temasek Holdings (Private) Limited, Group Chief Executive Officer of DBS Vickers Securities Holdings Pte Ltd and Chief Economist for Asia with ABN AMRO Asia Securities (Singapore) Pte Limited.
Mr Lim is currently the Executive Chairman of APS Asset Management Pte Ltd. He is also a Senior Advisor to the Swire Group, a Hong Kong-based industrial conglomerate and a Director of several companies including Swire Properties Limited and Raffles Medical Group Limited. He is an Adjunct Professor of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore and the Nanyang Centre of Public Administration, Nanyang Technological University. In the preceding 3-year period, he was a Director of Insurance Australia Group Limited until he stepped down in February 2017.
A Rhodes Scholar, Mr Lim graduated with First Class Honours in the Master of Law at Cambridge University and a B.A. (Jurisprudence) from Oxford University. He also has a First Class Honours degree in Economics from the University of Adelaide under the Colombo Plan scholarship.