Lim Soon Chia
Cyber Security Agency of Singapore
Mr. Lim Soon Chia is Director (Technology) of Cyber Security Agency. In his current role, he is responsible for capability development, evaluation and certification, technology management, and R&D for cyber security.
Mr Lim started his career with the Ministry of Defence and the Republic of Singapore Airforce (RSAF) where he held several senior leadership appointments. He was the Deputy Chief Research and Technology for Operations, and C4 (Command, Control, Communications and Computer) of Defence Research and Technology Office (DRTECH), from 2004-2013. Before retiring from the Airforce, he was Deputy Head Air Operations, responsible for driving Command, Control, Communications and Cyber (C4) ops developments in the RSAF.
Mr. Lim is a SAF Overseas Training Award (OTA) and SAF Postgraduate Award (SPA) holder. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering (1st Class Honours) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Victoria University of Manchester, U.K., and a Master of Science (with Distinction) in Information Technology Management from Naval Postgraduate School, US. He also attended General Management Program (GMP) at Harvard Business School in 2007.
Mr Lim was awarded the Defence Technology Prize (Team) in 2005 and the Public Administration Medal (Bronze)(Military) in 2007.