Lim Chuan Poh
Agency for Science, Technology, and Research (A*STAR)
Lim Chuan Poh graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in Mathematics in 1983 and a Master of Arts degree from Cambridge University in 1988. He was appointed Chairman of A*STAR on April 2007. Renowned for his long and eminent career in the Singapore Public Service, Lim Chuan Poh was named SCIENCE magazine’s top “People to Watch” in 2009 and one of the ‘50 People Changing the World’ by Le Nouvel Observateur in 2013. Lim Chuan Poh currently serves as Chairman of the National Infocomm Security Committee, and Board Member of the National Research Foundation and the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine at Nanyang Technological University. Internationally, he is Council Member of the Science and Technology in Society (STS) forum and a member of Japan’s World Premier International (WPI) Initiative Programme Assessment and Review Committee.