Bachelor's in Law, Rhodes University; Master's in Law, University of Notre Dame; higher Diploma in Taxation Law, University of Witwatersrand; 2008, Advanced Management Programme, Harvard University. 1994, Attorney, Supreme Court, South Africa. 2000, Director, Standard Bank, South Africa; 2005, Managing Director, Stanbic Africa; 2006, Chief Executive, Personal and Business Banking, South Africa; since 2008, Chief Executive, Standard Bank of South Africa; since 2009, Between March 2013 until end August 2017 Joint Group Chief Executive. In September 2-17, Sim took over as the sole Group Chief Executive, Standard Bank Group. In January 2018, he was appointed to the board of the Institute of International Finance. In June 2018, he was elected Vice-President of the International Monetary Conference, having served on its board since 2016. In August 2018, Sim was made a Fellow of the Institute of Bankers of South Africa.