Chew Chong Lim

Managing Director
DBS Bank Ltd, Institutional Banking Group

IBF Fellow (2014)

Corporate Banking

"Know your products, know your markets, but most importantly know your customer."


Chong Lim has more than 20 years experience in the corporate banking and investment banking environment, specializing in the real estate, hotel and construction sectors. His experience includes both commercial lending and investment banking activities in debt issues, syndication and real estate related advisory work. Chong Lim has been involved in many corporate and investment banking transactions.

Chong Lim began his working career in the civil service in Singapore (Singapore Police Force) and was an internal auditor at the Bank before joining the corporate & investment banking environment. Prior to rejoining DBSBank in Feb 2005, Chong Lim was employed by HSBC Singapore in Corporate & Investment Banking, Markets. He was with HSBC for 5 years.

Chong Lim was seconded from DBS Singapore to DBS China in 2010 and was the Managing Director and Head of the Real Estate lending business under DBS' Institutional Banking Group in China. He was also Deputy Head for the institutional banking business for large corporations for DBS China. He has assumed and is currently the Managing Director and Head of Real Estate lending business under DBS Institutional Banking Group in Nov 2011.

Chong Lim was conferred the designation of IBF Fellow for Corporate Banking (Relationship Management - Wholesale Banking) by The Institute of Banking and Finance Singapore in 2014.

Chong Lim graduated with a Degree in Business Administration from The National University of Singapore.