Ms Lim Wan Yong

2nd Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education

Ms Lim Wan Yong is currently Second Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Education, with effect from October 2021. Prior to this, she was Deputy Secretary (Planning), Ministry of National Development from 2017, and concurrently Deputy Secretary (Security Coordination), Prime Minister’s Office from 2019.
She previously held various appointments in the Trade Development Board (now Enterprise Singapore), Ministry of Trade and Industry, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Finance and Civil Service College, and was Special Assistant to then-DPM/Coordinating Minister for National Security Teo Chee Hean.
Ms Lim graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations, and a Master of Science in Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management from Stanford University, USA.