George Yeo

George Yeo

Senior Adviser to both Kuok Group and Kerry Logistics Network

Biography

George Yeo is the Senior Adviser to both Kuok Group and Kerry Logistics Network.

From 1988 to 2011, he served 23 years in Government, as Minister for Information and the Arts, Health, Trade & Industry, and Foreign Affairs.

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.

Yeo is a member of the Board of Trustees of Berggruen Institute on Governance, International Advisory Panel of Peking University, Senior Advisory Council of Beijing Forum, International Advisory Board of IESE Business School, International Advisory Council of China’s Eco Forum Global Guiyang, International Advisory Board of Japan’s National Graduate School for International Policy Studies (GRIPS), International Advisory Committee of Mitsubishi Corporation and the MUFG Global Advisory Board. He is an independent Board member of AIA, Pinduoduo, an e-commerce company newly listed on NASDAQ, and New Yangon Development Corporation. He is a senior advisor to Brunswick for its geopolitical initiative and, recently, to Singapore’s V3 Group. Yeo served as a Member of the Pontifical Commission for Reference on the Economic-Administrative Structure of the Holy See from the year 2013-2014 and the Vatican Council for the Economy from February 2014 to July 2020.

Yeo was previously a member of the 21st Century Council and The WorldPost Advisory Council.