Lim Lian Swa is our Group’s Chief Operating Officer and is responsible for the overall operations of the Group in Singapore, Thailand and the Philippines to achieve desirable objectives, project deliverables and profitability. He is assisted by the general managers from each of the respective offices.
Upon graduation, Lim Lian Swa started his career as a project engineer with Rahmonic Resources Pte Ltd from June 1993 to March 1995, where he was responsible for computer imaging projects in the semiconductor industry. He then joined International Video Products Pte Ltd as a test engineer from March 1995 to May 1995, where he was responsible for developing and enhancing both software and hardware for online testing of recorders and other products. Subsequently, he joined Keppel Communications Pte Ltd as a project engineer in June 1995 and was responsible for achieving targeted margins and guiding a team of project engineers, before he left in August 2000 as a project manager. Thereafter, Lim Lian Swa worked as a project manager in Lantrovision (Singapore) Pte Ltd from August 2000 to April 2001 before he returned to Keppel Communications Pte. Ltd. as a senior manager in April 2001. In August 2001, he was promoted to project director responsible for the Singapore and Indonesia project offices and in April 2003, he also became responsible for the Thailand project office, in addition to the Singapore and Indonesia project offices. From 2004 to May 2011, he was Project Director for the Singapore and Philippines project offices. As a project director, he was in charge of the overall performance of each of the project offices, ensuring all operation processes adhered to ISO standards and achieving targeted annual revenue. He was appointed as the Group General Manager in May 2011 and assisted the then Chief Operation Officer to oversee the overall operations of our various regional offices before he was promoted to the Chief Operating Officer of our Group in January 2015.
Lim Lian Swa graduated from the National University of Singapore in June 1993 with a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) degree and subsequently obtained a Master of Science (Communication & Network Systems) degree from Nanyang Technological University of Singapore in July 2003. He also successfully completed the Risk Management Course (BizSafe Level 2) in July 2010 by NTUC LearningHub Pte Ltd, the Workshop for CEO/Top Management (BizSafe Level 1) in October 2010 by NTUC LearningHub Pte Ltd and the ISO 9001:2008 Internal Auditing Training Course by SGS-SSC in November 2009. Lim Lian Swa has attended courses on Building Automation Systems organised by Singapore Polytechnic in April 1998 and Internal QMS Auditor Training conducted by PSB Corporation in October 2005. In November 2014, he attained the SVCF-PL-101C-1 Implement Operations for Service Excellence and the SVCF-LS-101C-1 Demonstrate the Service Vision from Singapore Workforce Development Agency.