Robert Kuok

Robert Kuok 郭鹤年

Founder

The Sugar King of Asia and his family contribute through the Kuok Foundation, set up in 1970, giving over 201 million ringgit between then and 2012 mainly toward education and poverty relief. About 1,500 tertiary students are supported each year amounting to almost 16 million ringgit. The foundation also funds educational buildings, scientific research and teaching, and medical research.

Company:

Kuok Group

Net worth:

US$11.7 billion