George Yong-Boon Yeo

Visiting Scholar at NUS - Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy

George Yong-Boon Yeo

George Yong-Boon Yeo

Visiting Scholar at NUS - Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy

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Government of Singapore

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981

Primary Location

Singapore, SW, Singapore

Number of Boards

13

Birthday

1961 - Singapore, SW, Singapore

Age

57

Number of Awards

1

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Chairman at Kerry Holdings Ltd.

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Chairman at Kerry Properties Ltd.

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Vice Chairman at Kerry Holdings Ltd.

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Managing Director & Director at Kerry Holdings Ltd.

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Special Advisor for Economic Development, Prime Minister's Office at Government of Singapore

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Group Chief Executive Officer & President at AIA Group Ltd.

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Adjunct Professor at NUS - Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy

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Dean & Professor in the Practice of Public Policy at NUS - Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy

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Group Managing Director at Kerry Logistics Network Ltd.

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Founder at The World Economic Forum

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Visiting Scholar at NUS - Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
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Education
MBA
Class of 1985

Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.

Engineering Degree
Class of 1976

The University of Cambridge (informally known as Cambridge University or Cambridge) is a public research university located in Cambridge, United Kingdom. It is the second-oldest university in the English-speaking world (after the University of Oxford), and the seventh-oldest in the world.

Career History
Visiting Scholar
2011 - Current
Chief of Staff
1985 - 1988
Chancellor
Prior - 2017

Nalanda University was established in November 2010. The University came into being by a special Act of the Indian Parliament – a testimony to the important status that Nalanda University occupies in the Indian intellectual landscape. Nalanda is a stand alone international university unlike any other established in the country. Located in the town of Rajgir, in the northern Indian state of Bihar, Nalanda University is mandated to be "an international institution for the pursuit of intellectual, philosophical, historical and spiritual studies". This new university contains within it a memory of the ancient Nalanda University and is premised on the shared desire of member States of the East Asia Summit countries to re-discover and re-strengthen "educational co-operation by tapping the East Asia Regions centres of excellence in education...[and] to improve regional understanding and the appreciation of one another's heritage and history" (The Nalanda University Act).

Boards & Committees
Independent Director
2018 - Current

Pinduoduo, Inc. operates as a holding company, which engages in the development and management of an e-commerce platform. Its Pinduoduo mobile application offers a selection of merchandise for buyer acquisition and engagement. The company was founded by Hua Lin Cai and Zheng Huang on April 20, 2015 and is headquartered in Shanghai, China.

Director
2016 - Current

Kerry Holdings Ltd constructs utilities plants and other real properties. It operates interests in property development and investments and logistics and warehouse operations.

Independent Non-Executive Director
2012 - Current

AIA Group Limited and its subsidiaries (collectively “AIA” or “the Group”) comprise the largest independent publicly listed pan-Asian life insurance group. It has operations in 16 markets in Asia Pacific – wholly owned branches and subsidiaries in Hong Kong, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, China, Korea, the Philippines, Australia, Indonesia, Taiwan, Vietnam, New Zealand, Macau, Brunei, a 92 per cent subsidiary in Sri Lanka and a 26 per cent joint-venture in India. It had total assets of US$119,494 million as of 31 May 2012.

Member of the Foundation Board
Current

The World Economic Forum is an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.

Member of International Advisory Board
Current

The PlaNet Finance Group emerged from the belief that microfinance, alongside the three development mainstays of democracy, education and infrastructure, is a key factor in creating effective and sustainable anti-poverty strategies. With the support of our partners, the Group’s ambition is to create a fairer world by giving those who are financially excluded access to the means by which they can create their own businesses, save and take out insurance against the unpredictable events of daily life.

Member of the International Advisory Board
Current

IESE was founded in 1958 as the graduate business school of the University of Navarra with the intention of offering business leaders a holistic view of the firm and an emphasis on the ethical and human aspects of business activities. Its founding constituted a landmark in management education in Europe at a time when executive education was scarcely known outside the United States.

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Awards & Honors
Harvard Business School - George F. Baker Scholar
Events
Performer
Singapore Marathon

Speaker
Singapore, SW, Singapore
Global Megatrends Conference (Singapore)

Speaker
Switzerland
2013 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting

The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2013 continues the mission of the World Economic Forum. It is committed to improving the state of the world and has driven the design and development of the Annual Meeting programme. The Annual Meeting remains the foremost creative force for engaging leaders in collaborative activities focused on shaping the global, regional and industry agendas.