Advisory Board

Gina Lim
Ms. Gina Lim
Group Director, Trade Group, International Enterprise (IE) Singapore

Gina is Group Director for Trade Group at IE Singapore, the government agency driving Singapore’s external economy, which spearheads the overseas growth of Singapore-based enterprises and promotes international trade. In her role, Gina drives the development of supporting infrastructures to anchor the trading industry in Singapore and new trade flows.

She was previously based in London as Regional Director of Europe, and was responsible for growing the presence of Singapore based companies in Europe, Russia, Turkey and Central Asia, as well as attracting global trading companies to Singapore. Gina also has experience in investment management and corporate finance.

Mr. Ng Cheng Thye
Former SBMA Chairman (2014–15)

Cheng Thye joined the Standard Bank in 2001 as Head of Precious Metals, Asia, responsible for the precious metals trading in the region. Cheng Thye was previously the First Vice-President and Head of Precious Metals Desk for Republic National Bank of New York, Singapore from 1991 to 2001. He also spent some years in the bullion department of United Overseas Bank as a trader. Cheng Thye has more than 30 years of experience in the bullion industry since graduating from Nanyang University, Singapore in 1973 with a degree in Mathematics.