Mr. Olivier Lim was appointed to the Board of Directors of DBS Group Holdings Ltd and DBS Bank Ltd. on 7 November 2017. He is a member of the Board Risk Management Committee, Compensation and Management Development Committee, and Executive Committee.
Olivier was previously with CapitaLand Limited from 2003 to 2014 and served as Group Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Group Chief Investment Officer and Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO) during his career there. He was named CFO of the Year in the Business Times Singapore Corporate Awards 2007. Between 1989 and 2003, he worked at Citibank Singapore in various roles in the corporate and investment banking units and was Head of the Real Estate Unit in his ultimate role.
Currently, Olivier is non-executive Chairman of Certis CISCO Security Pte. Ltd., Frasers Property Australia Pty Ltd and globalORE Pte Ltd. He is a Director of Raffles Medical Group Ltd and Banyan Tree Holdings Limited, and also serves as a member of the Board of JTC Corporation, and the Board of Governors of Northlight School.
Olivier is a civil engineer by training, and holds a First Class Honours degree in Civil Engineering from Imperial College, London.
A critical element of Corporate Governance at DBS is an active board and management committee structure that undertakes a careful review of decision making within the Group at various levels.