Member of the Board of Directors
Dr. Yeo was born on 29 October 1946 in Singapore. He is the Chairman of SPRING Singapore – Agency for Development of the Government of Singapore, which main purpose is support for development of Singapore companies and building trust in their goods and services.
Doctor Yeo is a member of UN Committee of Experts on State Administration, established by the Economic and Social Board for Promotion and Development of State Administration and Management among the Member countries under UN Development program.
Doctor Yeo is also the Chairman of Economic Development Innovations Singapore Pte Ltd, engaged in development and management of integrated cities and consulting the foreign governments and state enterprises on the industrial development issues.
From January 1986 to January 2001 – Founder and First Chairman of National Computer Board and Chairman of Economic Development Council (EDC).
2001- 2006 – Co-Chairman of EDC.
2006 -2007 – Chairman of A*STAR, Agency for Science, Technology and Research, Singapore.
From April 2007 to August 2011 – Special Advisor on Economic Development at the Singapore Cabinet Office.
In private sector, Philip Yeo headed the boards of several companies, including: Singapore Technological Holding, Sembawang and CapitaLand Corporation. Now he is the Chairman of Ascendas India Trust and Accuron Technologies, Non-Executive Director of City Developments Limited and Hitachi.
On 25 June 2013 – appointed as a Board Member of Baiterek NMH JSC with order of the Chairman of the Committee for State Property and Privatization E. Utepov # 471 “On governing body of Baiterek NMH JSC”.
On 30 December 2013 – elected as a Board member of Baiterek NMH JSC (independent director) with the order of the First Vice-Minister for Investments and New Technologies of the Republic of Kazakhstan A. Rau № 464.
Citizenship – the Republic of Singapore.