Speakers and other contributors
Tan Sri Dr. Francis Yeoh Sock Ping CBE
Tan Sri Francis Yeoh is Managing Director of YTL Group of Companies. He took over his family’s company in 1988 and grew it into a multidisciplinary conglomerate comprising five listed entities: YTL Corporation Berhad, YTL Power International Berhad, YTL Land & Development Berhad, Starhill Global REIT and YTL Hospitality REIT. YTL Group owns and manages regulated utilities and infrastructural assets.
In addition managing YTL Group’s core listed entities, Francis is Executive Chairman of YTL Starhill Global REIT Management Limited, the manager for Starhill Global REIT. He is Chairman of YTL PowerSeraya Private Limited, which is responsible for 20% of the Singapore electricity market. He also is Chairman of Wessex Water Services Limited, recognized as the best water and sewerage company in England and Wales (2010–11) by water industry regulator Ofwat.
Ranked as one of Asia’s 25 Most Powerful and Influential Business Personalities by Fortune and Businessweek, Francis firmly advocates responsible stewardship in business.