Group executive vice-chairman
The 59-year-old real estate magnate was inspired to set up the Tropicana Foundation by his mother, a devout Buddhist who was active in charity work. The foundation, which aims to improve the lives of the underprivileged through health and education, gave 3.5 million ringgit to various causes in 2013. This year, it gave a further 300,000 ringgit to six charities.
Net worth:US$1.3 billion