Anthony Lim


Advisor, GIC

Anthony was previously Managing Director and President (Americas) of GIC. In this role he oversaw the operations of GIC’s offices in New York, San Francisco and Sao Paulo. He relinquished these executive appointments as of December 2016 and was appointed Advisor. Prior to his assignment to the US in 2009, he was President of GIC (London) for eleven years and helped to grow GIC’s presence in Europe and the Middle East. 
During his nineteen year career at GIC, Anthony held various investment and management positions. He was Chairman of the Currency Risk Management Group which was responsible for the overall currency risks of the company and headed up a number of investment departments previously. Anthony was also Head of the Latam Business Group, a cross-asset class unit, which was established to coordinate the company’s efforts to increase its investments and network of contacts in the Latin American region. Apart from the investment roles, Anthony also served in a number of corporate roles including that as Chairman of the GIC School Advisory Council.
Before joining GIC, Anthony was a Senior Managing Director at Bankers Trust Company and worked in a number of investment and management positions in their Singapore and London offices. He began his career at the Monetary Authority of Singapore where his last position in 1987 was as Head, Foreign Exchange, Liquidity and Gold Division (International Department).
Anthony is a member of the Global Advisory Council of Teach For All, an organization dedicated to global education. He is a Founding Member of the Global Advisory Council of the Woodrow Wilson Centre in Washington D.C. Anthony previously served on the Expert Advisory Council (EAC) and the External Client Asset Management Oversight Committee (ECAM) of the World Bank Treasury, and was a Trustee of the Hedge Funds Standards Board from 2007- 2016. 
He is a graduate of the National University of Singapore, and has completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.