Lim Chow Kiat is currently the President of GIC Asset Management, a member of the Group Executive Committee and Head of China Business Group. He joined GIC in 1993 as a portfolio manager. He was appointed as head of the fixed income, currency and commodities department in 2003. In 2008, he was appointed Deputy President of GIC Asset Management. In 2009, he was appointed President (Europe), overseeing GIC's investments and relationships in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. He graduated with first class honours in Accountancy from Nanyang Technological University and has attended the Stanford Executive Program. He is a chartered financial analyst.