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Mr Lim Teck Yin
Chief Executive Officer
Sport Singapore


Brigadier General (NS) Lim Teck Yin was appointed to Sport Singapore as Chief Executive Officer on 1 April 2011. Mr Lim brings to Sport Singapore vast experience from 30 years of command and staff assignments in the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF), where he contributed to the strategic visioning and planning of the force, leading and managing units, operations and projects, and developing people and multi-disciplinary teams.

At Sport Singapore, BG (NS) Lim spearheaded the development of a new master plan for Singapore sport – Vision 2030, which consequently set the strategic direction for Sport Singapore’s future work plans and organizational development. BG (NS) Lim also leads and manages other major projects spearheaded by Sport Singapore including the delivery of the Singapore Sports Hub, the 28th SEA Games and the 8th ASEAN Para Games in 2015 as well as other major sports events.

An avid sportsman since his schooldays, Mr Lim was a member of Singapore’s water polo team, representing the country at both the Asian Games (bronze medallists in 1986) and the Southeast Asian Games (consecutive Champions from 1985 to 1995). Mr Lim has, over the years, also volunteered his services to the Singapore Swimming Association, and was the Vice-President responsible for Singapore Water Polo from 2006 to 2008.

Mr Lim holds a Graduate Diploma in Leadership and Organizational Development from the Singapore Civil Service College, a Bachelor of Business Administration from the National University of Singapore and a Master of Science (Management) from the London Business School, University of London (UK).

He attended the German General Staff Course at the Fuehrungsakademie of the Bundeswehr in 1993 and the SAF Senior Commanders' Course in 2005. In recognition of his dedication and professional conduct, Mr Lim was awarded the Public Administration Medal (Silver) (Military) and SAF Long Service & Good Conduct Medal (25 Years).

He is married with four children.