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Lim Neo Chian

Lim Neo Chian
Born Singapore
Allegiance Singapore
Service/branch Singapore Armed Forces
Years of service ?–1995
Rank Major-General
Commands held
  • Chief of Army (1992–1995)
Awards see #Awards
Other work see #Career
Lim Neo Chian
Traditional Chinese 林梁長
Simplified Chinese 林梁长

Lim Neo Chian is a Singaporean business executive and former army general. He was the Chief of the Jurong Town Corporation, Economic Development Board, ST Engineering, Singapore Tourism Board and Singapore Cruise Centre.


  • Education 1
  • Career 2
  • Awards 3
  • Personal life 4
  • References 5


Lim graduated from the University of Sheffield in 1975 with a Bachelor of Engineering degree. He also attended the Program for Management Development and the Advanced Management Program in Harvard Business School in 1988 and 2002 respectively. He received an Honorary Doctorate in engineering from the University of Sheffield in 1996.[1][2][3][4]


Lim served in the Jurong Town Corporation, as its Chief Executive Officer from 1995–1998; China-Singapore Suzhou Industrial Park Development, as its Chief Executive Officer from 1 March 1998 to 31 December 2000; Bangalore IT Park Board, as the Chairman of its executive committee from 1995–1998; Economic Development Board, as its Deputy Chairman from 1998–2001; ST Engineering, as its Chief Executive Officer from June 2001 to February 2002; Singapore Tourism Board, as its Deputy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer; SCP Consultants, as its Chairman; Singapore Red Cross Society, as its Vice Chairman until 2011; French-Singapore Business Council, as its Co-Chairman; Ascendas Hospitality Trust, as its Chairman and an Independent Director; Gardens by the Bay, as its Deputy Chairman; Singapore Cruise Centre, as its Director; Economic Development Innovations Singapore, as its Director.[1][2][3][4]


Lim received the Public Administration Medal (Military) (Gold) in 1993. He was also awarded the Public Administration Medal (Gold) in 2003 for his handling of Singapore's tourism sector during the SARS outbreak that year.[1][2][3][4]

Personal life

Lim is married and has three children.[3]


  1. ^ a b c "Lim Neo Chian's profile on EDIS's website". EDIS. Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c "3 Teams Bid for 2nd Singapore Casino". Associated Press. 10 October 2006. Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Singapore Tourism Board (STB) Gets New Chief". 20 September 2002. Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  4. ^ a b c "Lim Neo Chian's profile on A-HTRUST's website". A-HTRUST. Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
Military offices
Preceded by
Major-General Ng Jui Ping
Chief of the Singapore Army
Succeeded by
Brigadier-General Han Eng Juan
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