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Dawn Lim
Executive Director | DesignSingapore Council

An experienced business development and strategy leader, Dawn heads the national agency for design, DesignSingapore Council (Dsg), as its Executive Director.

Most recently, she helmed Singapore’s global leadership ambitions in Commercial & Professional Services at the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB). She has a proven track record of working across private and public sector partners to deliver major strategic initiatives and investments.

Prior to this, she headed EDB’s European team to advance Singapore’s business engagements with Fortune 500 companies across a wide range of industries, bringing in more than US $1 billion in investments annually.

Dawn firmly believes that design can make the world a better place. She intends for Dsg to play a critical role in infusing design into every aspect of our society and economy, and positioning Singapore as a global design hub.