Former Foreign Minister, Singapore
George Yeo began his career in Singapore’s military and Ministry of Defence before entering politics in 1988. In his 23 years in the Singapore government, his ministerial portfolios ranged from Information and the Arts, Health, Trade & Industry, to Foreign Affairs. On leaving politics in 2011, he joined the private sector, taking on advisory roles and board memberships in various organisations and educational institutions, including Kuok Group and Kerry Logistics Network, Peking University, Nalanda University, Mitsubishi Corporation, AIA, and Pinduoduo. He is also commissioned in various capacities by the Vatican and the Holy See in Italy.