Mr Jeffrey Sim is Head of Rail Development at SBS Transit, which is a leading bus and rail operator in Singapore. It is also a member of the ComfortDelGro Group which operates in seven countries including Australia and the United Kingdom.
As Head of Rail Development, he is responsible for business expansion both locally and internationally as well as in developing the rail’s operations and engineering capabilities.
Before he assumed this appointment on 1 October 2019, Jeffrey was Head of Engineering of the North East Line (NEL) and Sengkang Punggol LRT (SPLRT). NEL was the first fully automated underground heavy metro system when it commenced operations in 2003. Today, the NEL and SPLRT hold the distinction as being Singapore’s most reliable MRT and LRT lines respectively based on their MKBF performances. In fact, they have been outperforming the industry average since 2017.
Prior to joining SBS Transit in 2015, he was a Group Commander in the Republic of Singapore Airforce (RSAF) where he had spent 15 years holding various command and staff positions in planning, engineering, maintenance and logistics.
Jeffrey holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and a Master of Engineering from the National University of Singapore (NUS). He also graduated with a Master of Arts (with distinction) from the Massey University, New Zealand. He has also attended executive management programmes at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy and the NUS Business School.