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Lim Hwee Hua
Independent Director, LEAD
Lim Hwee Hua was appointed as our Independent Director on 1 November 2017. Mrs Lim was first elected to Parliament in December 1996 and served till May 2011, her last held positions being a Minister in the Prime Minister's Office and the Second Minister for Finance and Transport. Between 2002 and 2004, she was also Deputy Speaker of Parliament and Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee. In 2009, Mrs Lim became the first woman to be appointed a full Cabinet minister.
Prior to her appointment as a Minister of State in 2004, she was a Managing Director at Temasek Holdings (Private) Limited ("Temasek") from 2000 to 2004. Mrs Lim is currently an executive director of Tembusu Partners Pte Ltd. and a senior advisor of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts. She also sits on the board of United Overseas Bank, Jardine Cycle & Carriage Limited and BW Group Limited. She is a Distinguished Visiting Fellow of National University Singapore at both the School of Business and the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy.
Mrs Lim graduated with a Masters of Arts and a Bachelor of Arts from Cambridge University in 1985 and 1981, respectively. In 1989, she obtained a Masters of Business Administration from the Anderson School of Management, University of California.