Chiang Lim could never be called shy when engaging with newspaper journalists, radio commentators or television reporters. Whether controversial, thought-provoking or sage, he is deliberate with his comments and views, and not afraid to be the odd-person out.
About Chiang Lim ...
Senior Executive successful at modernising, re-positioning and projecting organisations that face situational challenges and/or significant industry transitions. With P&L responsibility of up to $30m annually to date, offers over 20 years of professional and leadership experiences across industry sectors including not-for-profit industry associations, local government, information technology and telecommunications, the armed forces, newspaper and magazine distribution, lotteries and business insurance.
Successes include the renegotiated Australian lottery agents’ highest remuneration level to date (and arguably the world), the largest database installations in major military projects, key publications in IT security and interactive gambling, significant regulatory changes in telecommunications and tobacco reforms, as well as strategic and tactical reforms in media distribution and human rights.
Experienced working with Board of Directors, interstate and national leadership teams to set strategic directions, develop cross-organisational alliances, engage with stakeholders, manage and grow the membership/customer and revenue base, enhance existing and recruit new staff, and create the required infrastructure, environment and team culture. Skilled at senior-level and contract negotiations, public communications, corporate governance, design performance enhancing reward incentives/programs, and develop new and sustainable commercial opportunities.
Successfully lobbied for a federal regulatory amendment to the world's controversial tobacco plain packaging legislation removing over $286.88m in annual labour costs.
Coordinated dispute resolutions with all three tobacco manufacturers and their largest distributor, resulting in 92% reimbursement of leftover stock post introduction of plain packaging legislation.
Negotiated arguably the world's highest remuneration arrangements for Australian lottery retailers.
Jointly led the 2009 Western Sydney trade mission to Yiwu, China’s (and the world’s) largest commodities marketplace, with almost half of all Australian participants returning with business contracts.
Annual Master of Ceremony for the annual Lunar New Year signature dinner. Hosted guest speakers included the Hon Tony Abbott MP, the Hon Kevin Rudd MP, the Hon Alexander Downer MP, Lee Lin Chin and Kathy Novak.
Appointed Governance Observer over Parramatta’s $1.6b city redevelopment project, representative for the HousingNSW Strategic Partnership Steering Committee and Sydney West Area Health Service’s Health Steering Group, Chairman of the ParraConnect/eParra Strategy, and the Deputy Lord Mayor.
Produced Australia’s first set of industry-produced inter-carrier operations codes and supporting legislations following the Federal Government’s deregulation of the telecommunications industry.
Facilitated the telecommunications industry’s legislative and commercial framework for the world’s (then) fastest systems for mobile number portability, long distance carrier selection, and inter-carrier customer transfers.
Established Australia’s first post-deregulated legislative framework for the entire telecommunication’s industry for the handling of life threatening and unwelcome calls.
Project managed the development and publication of Australia’s and New Zealand’s first national standard for IT security for businesses (AS/NZS4444 now AS/NZS7799).
Project managed the development and publication of Australia’s and New Zealand’s national standards and international standards on applications of biometric, contact and contactless smartcard, identification and authentication including international passports, electronic currencies transactions and magnetic-stripe technologies.
Deployed world standards and US military standards databases into Australian military sites.
Installed engineering and US logistics databases as part of the building of Australia’s ANZAC-class frigates and Collins-class submarines.
Chiang Lim in action
Chiang Lim is always out and about. Whether in Australia or jetting around the world, he is privileged to meet the most amazing people and appreciate the fantastic places on earth.
Chiang Lim says ... let's stay in touch!
Life is too short to be apart. So, wherever you are in the world,
it will always be a pleasure to hear from you.