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Tan Sri Michael Yeoh


TAN SRI MICHAEL O.K. YEOH is President of the KSI Strategic Institute for Asia Pacific, a leading independent Think Tank.

He has over 35 years of senior corporate management, consulting and boardroom experience. He was previously the Co-Founder and CEO of the Asian Strategy & Leadership Institute (ASLI). He is also Deputy Chairman of the Economic Club of Kuala Lumpur and a Director of the British Malaysia Chamber of Commerce and General Committee member of the Malaysian International Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Tan Sri Yeoh sits on the Board of Directors of MUI Properties Berhad (Property Development), Pan Malaysia Corporation Berhad (Investment and Food), and Kashtec Holdings (fintech and e-Commerce) and is a Trustee of the OSK Foundation and Yayasan Wesley. He was a Former Director of Star Media Group, the National Heart Institute, Sunway University, SBB Asset Management Sdn Bhd and SB Venture Capital Corporation.

Tan Sri Yeoh has served the Government as Malaysia’s Representative (Ambassador rank) to the ASEAN High Level Task Force on Connectivity, Commissioner in the Royal Commission of Police, Member of the Malaysia Competition Commission, member Advisory Board of the Malaysian AntiCorruption Commission and Commissioner in the Human Rights Commission (SUHAKAM). He was a member of the National Unity Consultative Council. He was recently appointed to the Executive Council of the United Nations ESCAP Business Sustainable Network (ESBN) and was elected Chairman of PROHAM (the Society for Promotion of Human Rights, Malaysia).

He has authored 5 books and have spoken at forums organized by the World Economic Forum, Confederation of Indian Industry, Centre for China and Globalization, the Asia Society, the China Development Institute, World Policy Conference and Oxford and Cambridge Universities. He holds a degree in Economics from Monash University and Doctor of Laws (honoris causa) from the University of Nottingham. He has also attended senior management courses at Wharton School and Harvard Business School. He is a Fellow of the Malaysian Institute of Management and the British Institute of Directors.