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Tan Sri Dr. Michael Yeoh


Michael Yeoh has over 35 years of senior management, boardroom and international experience. He sits on the boards of several public listed companies with interest in investment, property development and food manufacturing and has been CEO of a leading private independent think tank for 25 years. He also sits on the boards and Executive Councils of non-profit and civil society organizations and had been a Commissioner in Malaysia’s Human Rights Commission and Competition Commission. He has served as Malaysia’s Representative with the rank of an Ambassador on the ASEAN High Level Task Force on Connectivity. He has authored several books and have been invited to speak at numerous international conferences. Currently, he is President of the Kingsley Strategic Institute for Asia Pacific and a member of the Executive Council of the United Nations ESCAP Sustainable Business Network.

Current positions:
• President Kingsley Advisory and Strategic Initiatives/ Kingsley Strategic Institute for Asia Pacific
• Chairman World Chinese Business and Economic Summit
• Chairman ASEAN Community Leadership and Partnership Forum
• Deputy Chairman Economic Club of Kuala Lumpur
• Deputy Chairman Society for Promotion Of Human Rights
• Board Member of Pan Malaysian Corporation Bhd, MUI Properties Bhd, Kashtec Holdings
• Board Member of OSK Foundation, Yayasan Wesley
• Board Member Malaysia China Business Council and British Malaysia Chamber Of Commerce
• Malaysia International Chamber of Commerce & Industry General Committee Member

Past Positions:
• Commissioner Royal Commission on Police
• Commissioner Malaysia Competition Commission
• Commissioner Human Rights Commission
• Advisory Board Member Malaysia Anti Corruption Commission
• Malaysia’s Representative to ASEAN High Level Task Force on Connectivity
• Principal Adviser to Southern Bank
• Member National Economic Consultative Council
• Member National Unity Consultative Council

Academic / Professional:
• Bachelor of Economics, Monash University
• Australian Institute of Certified Public Accountants
• Senior Management Programmes at Harvard Business School and Wharton School
• Fellow Malaysian Institute Of Management
• Fellow Institute of Directors UK
• Doctor of Laws (honoris causa) University Of Nottingham

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