JOHN LIM KOK MINChairman, Singapore Institute of Directors
John is the immediate past Chairman of the Singapore Institute of Directors and of Gas Supply Pte Ltd, Singapore’s largest piped natural gas importer, and Vice-Chairman of the Singapore Institute of Management. He was Deputy Chairman of NTUC FairPrice Co-operative, Singapore’s largest supermarket chain, until the end of September 2011 and Executive Deputy Chairman of LMA International NV, a global medical device company until the end of 2010. He is also the immediate past Chairman of Building & Construction Authority and of Senoko Power Limited and was a former Deputy Chairman of the Agrifoods and Veterinary Authority of Singapore. He was previously Group Managing Director of Pan-United Corporation Limited, MPH Ltd and Chief Executive Officer of Cold Storage Holdings Ltd. He now sits on the Boards, Audit, Remuneration and Nominating Committees of several listed and non-listed companies. He is a member of the Singapore Corporate Governance Council, Company’s Act Review Steering Committee, CFO Institute Advisory Council, Management Committee of Singapore Compact for Corporate Social Responsibility, Senate Member of the Marketing Institute of Singapore, a former director/Council Member of both the Singapore International Chamber of Commerce and the Singapore Confederation of Industries.
He was also a member of the Audit Committee Guidance Committee, the Disclosure and Accounting Standards Committee and also a former member of the Securities Industry Council. He is a past President of Sentosa Golf Club.
He is the Chairman for the “OECD Asian network on Corporate Governance for State Owned Enterprises” and a core member of the OECD Asian Roundtable.
He has extensive private and public sector experience in South East Asia, UK and Australia/New Zealand.