Managing Director, Asia Pacific
Stella Lim is the Managing Director for SWIFT in Asia Pacific. Based in Singapore, Stella has deep
experience across SWIFT’s business in Asia Pacific.
Before becoming Managing Director in April 2021, Stella was the Head of Corporates and Financial
Institutions for the region and was responsible for business development and strategy planning, with
a focus on cash and treasury management. She also drove account management activities for the
Small Medium Customer (SMC) teams of SWIFT’s financial instutitions members, both in the
segments of banking and capital markets. Stella joined SWIFT in March 2008 as the Country
Manager for Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines and Thailand.
With over 25 years of working experience across the fields of information technology, banking and
corporates, Stella worked with a number of financial software and advisory firms, including
SmartStream Technologies, Internet Security Systems, Netik.com and Deloitte before joining
SWIFT. Her responsibilities spanned pre-sales, account management, consultancy services and
Stella is a keen supporter of the education and advancement of women in the workforce, and serves
as the global senior sponsor for SWIFT’s diversity and inclusion program.