PHILIP YEO LIAT KOK
Mr Philip Yeo is Founder Chairman of Economic Development Innovations Singapore (EDIS), an economic development management services company.
Chairman of Accuron Technologies Pte Ltd, an aerospace precision engineering and technology group with manufacturing operations in Singapore, Malaysia, China, Germany and Northern Ireland.
Chairman of Advanced MedTech Holdings Pte Ltd, a medical device technology with manufacturing operations in Singapore, China and Germany.
Mr. Yeo is an independent non-executive director on the listed board of City Development Limited of Singapore (since 2010), Kerry Logistics Limited of HongKong (since 2013) and Sunway Berhad (since April 2020).
Mr Yeo was Chairman of SPRING Singapore (April 2007 to March 2018) an agency responsible for helping Singapore enterprises grow and building trust in Singapore products and services. In April 2018, SPRING merged with International Enterprise Singapore to form Enterprise Singapore.
Senior Advisor for Economic Development in the Prime Minister’s office of the Singapore Government. (April 2007-August 2011).
Chairman, Agency for Science, Technology And Research (A*STAR). (February 2001 to March 2007).
Chairman, Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB). (January 1986 to January 2001). Co-Chairman, EDB for Biomedical Sciences. (February 2001 to March 2006).
Mr. Yeo obtained a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Industrial Engineering in 1970 and an honorary Doctor of Engineering from the University of Toronto, Canada in 1997.
Mr. Yeo obtained a Master of Science (Systems Engineering) from then University of Singapore (1972-74) and a Master in Business Administration from Harvard University (1974-76).
Mr Yeo was conferred an honorary Doctor of Medicine by Karolinska Institutet of Sweden in May 2006. In November 2007, an honorary Doctor of Science by Imperial College London. In 2011, an honorary Doctor of Letters degree by National University of Singapore and an honorary Doctor of Law degree by Monash University of Australia. In July 2017, King’s College London made Mr Yeo an honorary King’s Fellow.