Raymond Lim

Lui Tuck Yew People's Action Party East Coast Group Representation Constituency
Raymond Lim Siang Keat
Minister for Transport
In office
30 May 2006 – 18 May 2011
Preceded byYeo Cheow Tong
Succeeded byLui Tuck Yew
Minister in the Prime Minister's Office
In office
1 April 2005 – 30 May 2006
Member of Parliament
for East Coast GRC
In office
25 October 2001 – 24 August 2015
Personal details
Born (1959-06-24) 24 June 1959 (age 61)
Political partyPeople's Action Party
Alma materUniversity of Adelaide
Balliol College, Oxford
King's College, Cambridge

Raymond Lim Siang Keat (simplified Chinese: 林双吉; traditional Chinese: 林雙吉; pinyin: Lín Shuāng Jí; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Lîm Siang-kit, born 24 June 1959) is a former Singaporean politician. A member of the governing People's Action Party (PAP), Lim has been a Member of Parliament (MP) representing the East Coast Group Representation Constituency (Fengshan Division) from 2001 to 2015. He served as the Minister for Transport from 2006 to 2011, and as a Minister in the Prime Minister's Office from 2005 to 2006.


Lim was a Rhodes Scholar and Colombo Plan scholar and holds degrees from the universities of Adelaide, Oxford and King's College, Cambridge (LLM, 1987). Prior to his university education, he was a student and athlete in Raffles Institution.

Personal life

Lim's brother, Benny Lim Siang Hoe, was with the Internal Security Department, and is now a Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of National Development.

Government offices
Preceded by
Minister, Prime Minister's Office
1 April 2005 - 30 May 2006
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Yeo Cheow Tong
Minister for Transport
30 May 2006 - 18 May 2011
Succeeded by
Lui Tuck Yew

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