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Jamus Lim is a Singaporean politician and economist. A member of the opposition Workers’ Party, he is a Member of the 14th Parliament and has been representing the Anchorvale ward of Sengkang Group Representation Constituency (GRC) since 2020.
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Jamus Jerome Lim Chee Wui was born in 1976 (age 46 years) in Singapore. He attended Catholic High School, Raffles Institution and Raffles Junior College as part of his early education in Singapore. He was also a service medic in the Singapore Armed Forces during his national service in Singapore. His father died in 2020, his sister is Jerraine Lim.
Lim graduated from the University of Southern Queensland in 1998 with a Bachelor of Business in economics. He then obtained a Master of Science in economics from the London School of Economics in 2000 and went on to the University of California, Santa Cruz, where he graduated in 2006 with a Master of Arts in politics and a doctorate in international economics. In 2018, Lim graduated from Harvard University with a Master of Liberal Arts in history.
Jamus Lim worked at the World Bank for seven years, from 2007 to 2014, serving in its Development Prospects Group and specialising in long-term macroeconomic projections.
He was also an economist at the Institute for Southeast Asian Studies and the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority. In 2018, he joined the Singapore-based independent investment management firm Third rock.
Lim is also an associate professor of economics at ESSEC Business School in Singapore. On 23 July 2020, Lim was elected to the council of the Economic Society of Singapore (ESS).
Jamus Lim became a member of the Workers’ Party in September 2019, having previously volunteered in the party’s grassroots activities. On 30 June 2020, he was announced as one of the party’s four members contesting the newly-formed Sengkang Group Representation Constituency as part of the 2020 Singaporean general election, alongside Raeesah Khan, He Ting Ru, and Louis Chua. The team were contesting against Lam Pin Min, Ng Chee Meng, Amrin Amin and Raymond Lye of the People’s Action Party.
On 1 July 2020, Lim was engaged in a televised political debate with Francis Yuen of the Progress Singapore Party, Chee Soon Juan of the Singapore Democratic Party and Vivian Balakrishnan of the People’s Action Party.
Lim performance at the debate was well-received, with PN Balji of The New Paper writing that he was “smelling of roses” and Toh Wen Li of The Straits Times describing Lim as the “star candidate” of the Workers’ Party.
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On 10 July 2020, following the results of the 2020 Singaporean general election, Lim and his team were elected into the Parliament of Singapore after securing 52.13% of the votes from their constituency, defeating the People’s Action Party in an upset victory that secured a second group representation constituency for the opposition.
Lim gave his maiden speech in Parliament on September 3, 2020. He asserted that there was “insufficient compassion in our policymaking process” and proposed that Singapore could implement a “simple, across-the-board minimum wage”.
Jamus Lim was elected to the WP’s central executive committee alongside the rest of his Sengkang GRC team on December 27, 2021.
Jamus Lim is married to his longtime girlfriend Eneida Patricia Alcade, they had their wedding in 2010. His wife Eneida is a Chilean writer, however, in his younger days, Lim was a rugby player, drummer, and self-declared “Solitaire junkie”. Lim married Chilean writer Eneida Patricia Alcalde on 8 November 2010. The couple welcomed their first child a daughter born in November 2019.
Jamus Lim net worth
How much is Jamus Lim worth? Jamus Lim net worth is estimated at around $5 million. His main source of income is his political career. Lim successful career has earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy cars. He is one of the influential politicians in Singapore.