Him Chuan Lim

Managing Director & Chief Operating Officer, Institutional Banking Group
DBS Bank Ltd

IBF Fellow (2014)

Risk Management

"Learning is a life-long journey; the willingness and ability to listen is key."


Lim Him Chuan is Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer, Institutional Banking Group. Prior to that, he was the Head of Group Audit at DBS Bank. Under his leadership, Group Audit played a significant role in steering the control agenda of the Group, spanning various functional and geographic boundaries. Him Chuan had also successfully transformed Group Audit into a multi-disciplinary professional services team, which won the Singapore Internal Audit Excellence Award in 2012. Him Chuan was also the former Basel II Programme Director and Head of Group Operational Risk at DBS.

Before joining DBS, Him Chuan was a Vice President with the Operational Risk Management Group at JP Morgan Singapore, driving various operational risk management initiatives in the Emerging Asia Markets and Global Foreign Exchange/ Commodities businesses of the bank. He also assumed positions as Audit Manager and Management Consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Singapore and New York. Him Chuan is a member of the National University of Singapore - Risk Management Institute Industry Advisory Panel. He was also the former Chairman of the Association of Banks in Singapore - Operational Risk Taskforce.

Him Chuan holds a Bachelor degree in Accountancy (Honours) from the National University of Singapore (NUS). He is also conferred the title of Singapore Institute of Banking and Finance (IBF) Fellow in 2014.