Principal Coach

Violet Lim is a professional matchmaker, dating and relationship expert and personal coach living in Singapore with her husband and baby. She has been featured in publications such as The Straits Times, Business Times, The Edge, Her World, Female, Cosmopolitan, New Men, Singapore Business Review and many others. Violet has also appeared on ABC News 20|20, Channel News Asia, Radio Australia, Radio Singapore International as well as many radio and television stations nationwide. She maintains her blog | Diary of a Modern Day Matchmaker where she shares her thoughts, insights and experiences on love, dating, relationship and life.

Violet founded Lunch Actually, South East Asia’s first lunch dating company that aims to help busy professionals find love by arranging one-to-one lunch dates, with her husband Jamie Lee. In 2002, Violet attended a matchmaking course conducted by the Matchmaking Institute, New York City, that prepared her for her new career in matchmaking and gave her insight into the dating and matchmaking industry.
Violet currently sits on the Matchmaking Institute’s Board of Professional and Certified Matchmaker. She is also the first Asian to be certified by the Institute.After being in the dating industry for 3 years, Violet realises that dating services are merely tools. For singles to increase their chances of meeting the right one, they must also be equipped with the right mindset, attitude and skills. Violet believe that by providing personal and relationship coaching, she is able to focus on empowering people who want to attain the kind of relationships and lives that they always wanted.

Violet has always enjoyed working with people, and she finds it rewarding to work with healthy, creative and resourceful people who want to achieve their dreams.

Violet is a member of the International Coach Federation (ICF).
Violet graduated with a Masters in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management from the London School of Economics, United Kingdom. Prior to that, she read Law at the University of Manchester.