Board of Directors

Dr. Lim Boh Soon

Dr. Lim Boh Soon was appointed as an Independent Director and as Lead Independent Director on 1 January 2022. He also serves as Chairman of the Nominating Committee and Remuneration Committee, and is a member of the Audit Committee.

Dr. Lim is currently the managing director of Arise Asset Management Pte Ltd, a fund management company which he founded in 2001. He is also an independent non-executive director of Jumbo Group Limited (a company listed on the Catalist Board of the SGX-ST) and an independent director of Tomi Environmental Solutions Inc. (a company listed on NASDAQ). He has previously held directorships in OUE Commercial REIT Management Pte. Ltd. (the manager of OUE Commercial Real Estate Investment Trust, listed on SGX-ST) and CSE Global Limited (a company listed on SGX-ST).

Dr. Lim is a fellow of the Singapore Institute of Directors, senior member of the Singapore Computer Society and Singapore Institute of Management, member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing and an associate member of the Royal Aeronautical Society in the United Kingdom. He also served as a member of the committee of Singapore Competitiveness in the Finance and Venture Capital for the Government of Singapore.

Dr. Lim has been in the venture capital and private equity fund management industry in Asia for more than 26 years. He was the first non-Muslim chief executive officer of Kuwait Finance House (Singapore) Pte Limited. Prior to that, he was the first foreign chief executive officer of Vietcombank Fund Management Company, a partner co-heading UBS Capital Asia Pacific (S) Limited and a key founding member of Rothschild Ventures Asia Pte Limited. He has held various senior management positions in major Singapore corporations such as the NatSteel Group, and the Singapore Technologies Group.

Dr. Lim graduated from the University of Strathclyde (formerly known as Royal College of Science & Technology) in the United Kingdom with a Bachelor of Science (First Class Honours) in Mechanical Engineering and subsequently a PhD in Mechanical Engineering