TAN SRI DATO' DR FRANCIS YEOH Sock-Ping, CBE
YTL Group of Companies
Tan Sri Dato' Dr Francis Yeoh is the executive chairman of the YTL Group of Companies. Tan Sri Dato' Dr Yeoh is a founding member of the Capital Markets Advisory Council and an independent non-executive director of The Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited. In 2010, he was made Primus Inter Pares Honoree of the Oslo Business for Peace Award by a panel of Nobel Laureates, for actively advocating socially responsible business ethics and practices.
Tan Sri Dato' Dr Yeoh was awarded the Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in 2006. He was named CEO of the Year at the Asian Power Awards 2017. Later in 2018, the Japaneses Government has bestowed upon him the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette.
Tan Sri Dato' Dr Yeoh graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Kingston and has received an Honorary Doctorate of Engineering. He was also conferred an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws by the University of Nottingham.