Tan Sri Dr Michael Yeoh

Chairman, the World Chinese Investment and Economic Forum;
Director, the Malaysia China Business Council

Tan Sri Dr Michael Yeoh is the co-founder, director and chief executive officer of the Asian Strategy and Leadership Institute (ASLI) for the past 25 years. ASLI is ranked by the University of Pennsylvania in a global study of think tanks as one of the top think tanks in the Asia Pacific region He has also served as Malaysia’s representative with ambassadorial status to the ASEAN High Level Task Force on ASEAN Connectivity. He has also served as a commissioner in the Malaysia Competition Commission, the Human Rights Commission and was appointed as an advisory board member of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission. He is also the founding chairman of the World Chinese Economic Summit and the ASEAN Leadership Forum.

Tan Sri Dr Yeoh graduated in Economics from Monash University and has attended the Aresty Institute of the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and was conferred a Doctorate in Law (honoris causa) from the University of Nottingham.