biography & synopsis


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"It has been 15 years since Kee Boon passed on, but many of us who knew and worked alongside him will remember him warmly as a humble servant after the people, with a deep sense of mission for his country and the drive for excellence in all that he did."

Mr Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister of Singapore

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Speech by SKBI Director, Dave Fernandez



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Prof Dave & Mr Loh's quotes


Media Coverage: The Straits Times | ZaoBao


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audience at events

Audience at the book launch. Front Row: Prof Timothy Clark (SMU), Mr Loh Boon Chye (SGX), Minister Chan Chun Sing (MOE), Mr Peter Sim, Mrs Jeanette Sim.

Mr Loh Boon Chye giving the Welcome Address

Mr Loh Boon Chye (SKBI Advisory Board Chairman, CEO of SGX) giving the welcome address.

group picture

L-R: Ms Low Shi Ping, SMU Provost Prof Timothy Clark, Mr Loh Boon Chye, Minister Chan Chun Sing, Mrs Jeanette Sim, Mr Paul Sim, Ms Leanne Sim, Elliot Yong (son of Leanne Sim), Mr Goh Eck Kheng.

book unveiling

Guest of Honour, Minister Chan Chun Sing, unveiling the book. 

4 generations

4 generations of the Sim family present Minister Chan Chun Sing with the biography. The passing of the book represents a passing on of the late Mr Sim’s stories from this generation to the next.

(Photo credit: ZaoBao 李健玮)

fireside chat

Fireside chat with co-authors.

book signing

Book Signing with co-authors.

man holding biography

Guest waiting in line to get the biography signed by co-authors.

authors leanne sim and shi ping low

Co-authors Leanne Sim and Low Shi Ping.

team skbi

Team SKBI with co-authors, publisher and members of the Sim family.

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