Dr Shirley Lim is acknowledged as a leader-mentor, educator and author in leadership and organisational development globally. As Founder-President of Research University on Leadership (RUL) and Research Communication International (RCI), organisations known for the research, training and certifying of corporate leaders in leadership and psychometric benchmarking, Dr Lim has developed programmes for corporations, organisations and governments locally and overseas in response to the vision of developing leaders in all stations of life.

Acknowledged by Singapore Tatler as the top 300 leaders in 2003, 2004 and 2005, Dr Lim has also been invited to speak at various International Conferences in several countries including Australia, America, Japan, Finland, Pacific Islands, Hong Kong, China, Thailand, Malaysia, Philippines and other parts of Asia. Dr Lim has also hosted several thousand business leaders, academics and professionals from 57 countries at regional and international seminars held in Singapore.