Charting the course

Mr Harry Lim

Group Audit

Mr Harry Lim

Mr Harry Lim was appointed Head of Group Audit in May 2023. He oversees the full spectrum of internal audit activities across OCBC Group. He reports directly to the Audit Committee and administratively to the Group CEO.

Mr Lim joined OCBC in May 2012 as Head of Internal Audit of OCBC China (based in Shanghai), where he oversaw the smooth integration of the audit teams in OCBC China and Wing Hang China in 2016. He was then appointed as Head of Greater China Audit in 2017 (based in Hong Kong), where he managed the Mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau audit teams, and expedited the full adoption of Group Audit’s methodology and standards by the Hong Kong and Macau audit teams. Under his stewardship, he had restructured and transformed the audit teams to conduct more focused and risk-based audits, and leveraged data analytics to elevate the effectiveness and efficiency of audit activities.

Prior to joining OCBC, Mr Lim spent seven years in the Singapore and Hong Kong offices of JP Morgan Chase covering internal audit for various trading business units including commodities, equities and emerging markets. He also spent five years in Credit Suisse First Boston in a regional oversight and governance role and in market risk reporting and analysis. Mr Lim graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from the National University of Singapore and completed the Executive Development Programme at Northwestern University – Kellogg School of Management and INSEAD. He holds the professional qualifications of Chartered Financial Analyst and Certification in Risk Management Assurance.