Cho Yaw Wee

WEE CHO YAW 黄祖耀

Chairman emeritus and adviser

The former UOB chairman heads the Wee Foundation, set up in 2008 with S$30 million to help Singapore’s underprivileged and promote the Chinese language and culture. Wee, 85, is also active in community development and public service as honorary president of the Singapore Federation of Chinese Clan Associations and chairman of the Chinese Heritage Centre.

Company:

UOB

Net worth:

US$6.2 billion