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George Yeo

Chairman, Kerry Logistics Network

About me

From 1988 to 2011, George Yeo has served in Government as Minister for Information and the Arts, Health, Trade & Industry, and Foreign Affairs.

Mr Yeo has a BA in Engineering (Double First) from Cambridge University and an MBA (Baker Scholar) from Harvard University.

He started as a Signals Officer in the Singapore Army, crossed over to the Air Force, became Chief-of-Staff of the Air Staff, and attained the rank of Brigadier-General as Director of Joint Operations and Planning in the Defence Ministry before resigning to enter politics in 1988.

Mr Yeo is a member of the Board of Trustees for the Berggruen Institute on Governance, the International Advisory Panel of Peking University, the International Advisory Board of IESE Business School, the International Advisory Council of China's Eco Forum Global Guiyang, the International Advisory Board of Japan's National Graduate School for International Policy Studies (GRIPS), and the International Advisory Committee of Mitsubishi Corporation. He is an independent Board member of AIA, Pinduoduo, an e-commerce company newly listed on NASDAQ, and New Yangon Development Corporation, a strategic non-business advisor to Sea Ltd, and senior advisor to Brunswick for its geopolitical initiative. Mr Yeo has served as a Member of the Pontifical Commission for Reference on the Economic-Administrative Structure of the Holy See from 2013-2014. Since February 2014, he has been a member of the Vatican Council for the Economy.

George Yeo

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