Speaker's BiographyJohn Lim
CEO, Health Sciences Authority, Singapore
John Lim is CEO of the Health Sciences Authority of Singapore. He oversees HSA's wide-ranging responsibilities for health product regulation, the national blood service and the national forensic science and forensic medicine center. He is a member of the HSA board, the regulatory advisory board of the UK Centre for Innovation in Regulatory Science, the supervisory panel of the National Environment Agency's Environmental Health Institute and the management committee of St. Andrew's Autism Center in Singapore. He is a fellow of the Singapore Academy of Medicine and adjunct associate professor at the National University of Singapore Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health. In the course of his career, he has served as administrator of the Singapore Blood Transfusion Service, special assistant to the permanent secretary for health, deputy medical director of the Institute of Mental Health and human resource director of the Ministry of Health. Lim is a medical graduate of the National University of Singapore and holds master's degrees from NUS and Harvard University.