President and Group Chief Executive Officer

Mr Lim Ming Yan is President & Group Chief Executive Officer of CapitaLand Limited. He is a Director of CapitaLand Limited, as well as Deputy Chairman of CapitaLand Mall Trust Management Limited, CapitaLand Commercial Trust Management Limited, CapitaLand Retail China Trust Management Limited and Ascott Residence Trust Management Limited. He is also the Director of CapitaLand Hope Foundation, the Group’s philanthropic arm.

Mr Lim is a Director of Business China, an organisation that promotes bilingualism and biculturalism between Singapore and China, and a Board Member of the Singapore Tourism Board. Mr Lim is also the Chairman of Workforce Singapore, a statutory board set up under the Ministry of Manpower to promote the development, competitiveness, inclusiveness, and employability of all levels of the workforce.

Mr Lim was the Chief Operating Officer of CapitaLand from May 2011 to December 2012 and Chief Executive Officer of The Ascott Limited from July 2009 to February 2012. Prior to joining Ascott, Mr Lim was the Chief Executive Officer of CapitaLand China Holdings Pte Ltd from November 2000 to June 2009, where he was responsible for growing CapitaLand into a leading foreign real estate developer in China.

Mr Lim was named Outstanding Chief Executive (Overseas) at the Singapore Business Awards 2006. He was also conferred the prestigious Magnolia Award by the Shanghai Municipal Government in 2003 and 2005 for his significant contributions to Shanghai.

Mr Lim obtained first class honours in Mechanical Engineering and Economics from the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom in 1985. He attended the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School in 2002.