Group Management Committee

Sim S Lim

Sim S Lim


Senior Advisor

DBS Singapore

Sim is Senior Advisor to the bank. Prior to this, he was Group Head of the Consumer Banking/ Wealth Management business, a role he held since January 2019. He previously spent eight years as DBS’ first country head with dedicated oversight for Singapore, during which he focused on delivering greater synergy and value across the bank’s Singapore franchise.

Sim has been in the industry for over 40 years and has assumed career responsibilities in Asia, North America and the Middle East. Before DBS, he was President and CEO of Nikko Citigroup Limited. During this time, he was also a Board member of Nikko Citi Holdings Inc, and oversaw corporate and investment banking, institutional brokerage, as well as fixed income and equity trading for Citigroup in Japan. In his time abroad, Sim also served as chairman of Citibank Berhad Malaysia.

Presently, Sim is Chairman of DBS Vickers Securities Holdings and sits on the Board of DBS Securities (Japan). He chairs the Building and Construction Authority, and is also an independent non-executive director of ST Engineering, Raffles Medical Group & IOI Properties Group. Sim also serves as Singapore’s High Commissioner (Non-Resident) to the Federal Republic of Nigeria.