George Yeo

George Yong-Boon Yeo served in the Singapore Government, as Minister of State for Finance, then as Minister for Information and the Arts, Health, Trade and Industry, and Foreign Affairs (1988 to 2011). Prior to 1988, George served in various capacities in the Singapore Armed Forces, Republic of Singapore Air Force and Defense Ministry, attaining the rank of Brigadier-General.

George is currently Chairman and Executive Director of Hong Kong-listed Kerry Logistics Network Limited and Board member of Kerry Holdings and AIA Group. He is also a member of the Berggruen Institute on Governance, the Panel of Advisors to the Dean of Harvard Business School, the International Advisory Board of IESE Business School, the International Advisory Committee of Peking University, the International Advisory Committee of Japan’s National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, the International Advisory Committee of Mitsubishi Corporation and the International Advisory Panel of China Eco-Forum Global.

In 2013, he was appointed a member of the Pontifical Commission for Reference on the Economic-Administrative Structure of the Holy See and became a member of the newly-formed Vatican Council for the Economy in May 2014.