Mr Lim Boon Heng joined Temasek as a Director on June 1, 2012 and was appointed as Chairman on August 1, 2013.
Mr Lim is the Deputy Chairman of the Singapore Labour Foundation. He was previously a Cabinet Minister within the Prime Minister's Office. Mr Lim’s career spans the private and public sectors, having led Singapore’s National Trade Union Congress, and having served as a Member of Parliament (1980 to 2011) and Cabinet Minister for Trade and Industry. Before entering the public sector, Mr. Lim spent a decade at NOL (Neptune Orient Lines).
He holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in Naval Architecture from the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK.