Appointed to the position with effect from: August 2017
• Bachelor of Laws, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
Skills, Experience and Expertise:
Lim Yam Poh was appointed as Chief Operating Officer on 28 August 2017. She has oversight over the Finance and Administration Division, Communications and Public Affairs Division, Legal Division, and Strategic Planning Division. She joined PIDM in 2006 as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary and assumed the role of Executive General Manager and General Counsel in June 2014.
Yam Poh has had both private sector and public sector experience in law and policy-making and has spent over 7 years in legal practice in Kuala Lumpur. Between 1997 and 2000, she worked at the Securities Commission Malaysia following which she worked at the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission in the Market Supervision as well as Corporate Finance Divisions until 2005.
Yam Poh has been called to the Bar of England and Wales and in Malaysia.
PIDM protects your deposits in the bank as well as your takaful and insurance benefits in the unlikely event of a failure of a member bank or a takaful operator / insurance company.