Nicole Lim


Nicole has been supporting business and governments with integrating sustainability since 2018. She has worked with international companies from a range of industries, such as maritime, agribusiness, telecommunications, asset management, transport, real estate and energy. Nicole has been involved in several sustainability strategy and reporting projects, and has experience with carbon management, materiality assessments, development of ESG policies and capacity building for sustainability.

She works with clients on aligning with the GRI Standards, SGX sustainability reporting requirements, OJK guidelines, GRESB, TCFD, and the GHG Protocol, as well as on improving their MSCI and Sustainalytics scores. Her clients include ComfortDelGro, the Indofood Group, ESR-REIT, and SP, among others.

She supports delivery of the Advanced Certificate for Sustainability and Sustainable Business, hosted by SMU and GCNS. Through this, she has been involved in training over 200 mid-career professionals in sustainability in business and reporting. Nicole also conducts training on carbon management and energy efficiency to professionals and organisations looking to transition into a low-carbon world.

Prior to Paia, Nicole was involved in stakeholder engagement for international organisations such as the UN, FAO, WWF, and WBCSD, as well as with the governments of Indonesia, Singapore, and Haikou. Nicole was also involved in urban climate and climate change research in the Future Cities Lab, under the NRF-funded Cooling Singapore project.


  • Bachelor of Environmental Studies (Honours), Environmental Geography specialization, National University of Singapore