Dato' Yeoh Seok Kian
Honorary Doctorate of the University (Hon. DUniv)
Graduation Ceremony: Tuesday 20 June, 2017
Dato’ Yeoh Seok Kian is the Managing Director of YTL Corporation Berhad, a Malaysia-based investment holding and management company. He was appointed to the Board in 1984. Dato’ Yeoh graduated from Heriot-Watt University in 1981 with a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Building and was conferred an Honorary Degree of Doctor of the University in 2017. He attended the Advance Management Programme at Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania, in 1984. Dato' Yeoh is a Fellow of the Faculty of Building in the United Kingdom and a Member of the Chartered Institute of Building (UK).
He serves as Executive Director of YTL Power International Berhad and Managing Director of YTL Land & Development Berhad, both listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad. Dato' Yeoh also sits on the boards of other public companies such as YTL Cement Berhad, YTL Industries Berhad and The Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre, as well as private utilities corporations Wessex Water Limited in England and Wales, YTL PowerSeraya Pte Limited in Singapore and YTL Starhill Global REIT Management Limited. He is the manager of Starhill Global REIT, a vehicle listed on the Main Board of the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited (SGX-ST). He is also an Executive Director of Pintar Projek Sdn Bhd, and the manager of YTL Hospitality REIT.