National Council of Social Service

Mr Sim Gim Guan

CEO, National Council of Social Service

Sim Gim Guan was appointed Chief Executive Officer of National Council of Social Service (NCSS) on 1 November 2013. He had spent 23 years in the Republic of Singapore Navy, and retired from the Singapore Armed Forces in June 2006. He joined the Ministry of Information, Communications and the Arts (MICA) in August 2006 as Senior Director (Information and Corporate Management). From February 2007, Mr Sim served as the Deputy Secretary (Information and Corporate Management) in MICA, and subsequently, as Deputy Secretary (Industry and Information) from Jul 2012.

Mr Sim currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Singapore Centre for Social Enterprise (raiSE), the National Arts Council, the Charity Council as well as the National Environment Agency. He graduated from Oxford University with a Bachelors degree and holds a Masters of Business Administration from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology through its Sloan Fellows programme.

Mr Sim was awarded the Public Administration Medal (Silver) (Military) at the National Day Awards 2006, and the Public Administration Medal (Silver) in 2014.