Mr Lim Swe Guan is the Chairman and an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Manager. He is also a member of the Nominating and Remuneration Committee and the Audit and Risk Committee.
Mr Lim has extensive experience in the investment management and real estate sectors. From 1986 to 1995, he was with Jones Lang Wootton in Sydney, where his last held position was Research Director. He joined Suncorp Investments, Brisbane, Australia and worked as the Portfolio Manager of Property Funds from 1995 to 1997. From 1997 to 2008, he was with the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation, where his last held position was Regional Manager. From 2008 to 2011, he was the Managing Director of GIC Real Estate. His responsibilities included being the Regional Head of Property Investment for Australia, Japan and Southeast Asia and the Global Head of the Corporate Investments Group that invests in public REITs and property companies.
Mr Lim is currently an Independent Director of General Property Trust Group (ASX: GPT) since 2015, where he was also director as a nominee of GIC from 2009 till 2012, and an Independent Director of Sunway Berhad (5211.KL) since 2011. Mr Lim is also a director of the Asia Pacific Real Estate Association (APREA), a non-profit organisation that promotes real estate investment in the Asia Pacific region.
Mr Lim holds a Bachelor of Science in Estate Management from the University of Singapore and a Master of Business Administration from the Colgate Darden Graduate School of Business, The University of Virginia. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst of the CFA Institute.