Speaker 2014 Annual Meeting


Michael Yeoh
Co-Founder & CEO, Asian Leadership & Strategy Institute

Tan Sri Dr. Michael Yeoh is a public intellectual, social entrepreneur and thought leader. He is co-founder and CEO of the Asian Strategy & Leadership Institute (ASLI), recently ranked as one of the world’s and region’s top think tanks. ASLI was ranked no. 23 in the world among think tanks with budget below USD5 million and 22 in the world among think tanks to watch. ASLI’s Centre for Public Policy Studies (CPPS) was also ranked 7th best in Asia Pacific region. Dr. Yeoh is founder Vice Chairman of CPPS. Dr. Yeoh was appointed by the Prime Minister of Malaysia to be a member of the National Unity Consultative Council, the Advisory Board of the Malaysian Anti Corruption Commission and a commissioner in Malaysia’s Competition Commission. He was appointed by the Malaysian Government to be Malaysia’s Representative with Ambassador ranking on the ASEAN High Level Task Force on Connectivity. Dr. Yeoh graduated in Economics and Accountancy from Australia’s Monash University and has undertaken senior executive programmes at Harvard Business School and Aresty Institute of Wharton School. He was conferred a Doctorate in Laws (honoraris causa) by the University of Nottingham. He is a sought-after speaker at international conferences and has authored several books on leadership, management and politics. Dr. Yeoh is also a member of the Institute of Strategic and International Studies London, the UK Institute of Directors and Fellow of the Malaysian Institute of Management.