Tiong Lay Yeoh

YEOH TIONG LAY 杨忠礼

Executive chairman

The Yeoh family, headed by 84-year-old Yeoh Tiong Lay, supports education through the YTL Foundation. Last year, it made a £7 million donation to set up the research-based Yeoh Tiong Lay Centre for Politics, Philosophy & Law at King’s College London, and 16 Yeoh Tiong Lay LLM scholarships of £30,000 each, with preference given to students from Malaysia.

Company:

YTL Corporation

Net worth:

US$2.8 billion