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    Risk Committee

    Lim Hng Kiang

    Special Advisor to Ministry of Trade & Industry

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    Director, GIC Board
    Chairman, GIC Risk Committee
    Member, GIC Investment Strategies Committee

    Lim Hng Kiang is the Special Advisor to the Ministry of Trade and Industry. He chairs the GIC Risk Committee and is a member of the Investment Strategies Committee. He sits on the Monetary Authority of Singapore board. Previously, Mr Lim was Minister for Trade and Industry from 2004 until 2015, when the Ministry was carved into two portfolios. He was then appointed Minister for Trade and Industry (Trade) until he stepped down in May 2018. In his current appointment, Mr Lim provides advice on the Ministry’s economic strategies to grow Singapore’s capabilities and international economic space. He has held Cabinet posts in National Development, Health, Foreign Affairs, Finance and the Prime Minister’s Office. Before entering politics in 1991, he was Deputy Secretary in the Ministry of National Development.

    Mr Lim graduated from Cambridge University with First Class Honours (Distinction) in Engineering. He later earned a Master in Public Administration from Harvard University.

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