Clarence Yeo Gek Leong

Non-Executive and Independent Director

First appointment as Director
1 January 2022

Last re-election as Director
Not applicable
Will be seeking election at the 2022 Annual General Meeting

Board committees

  • Executive Committee (Member)
  • Audit Committee (Member)
  • Remuneration Committee (Member)
  • Hong Leong Finance Share Option Scheme 2001 Committee (Member)
  • Board Sustainability Committee (Member)

Present directorships in other listed companies and principal commitments

  • Ministry of Home Affairs (Senior Advisor (Special Duties))

Other appointments

  • Tote Board Grant Committee (Member)
  • Singapore Business Advisors & Consultants Council (Member of Governing Council)

Past directorships in other listed companies and principal commitments held in the preceding three years

  • Home Team Academy (Chief Executive)

Clarence Yeo Gek Leong

Non-Executive and Independent Director

Mr Yeo is currently a Senior Advisor (Special Duties) in the Ministry of Home Affairs. In the last ten years, he held senior public sector leadership appointments as the Commissioner, Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (“ICA”) (September 2010 to September 2018), and the Chief Executive of Home Team Academy (“HTA”) (September 2018 to July 2021). Besides domain experience relating to his tenures with ICA and HTA, he also has experience in leading and driving governance, organisational excellence, enterprise risk management, information technology & digitalisation and organisational transformation.

Mr Yeo received several individual awards, including the National Day Public Administration Medal (Gold)(Bar) in 2021, the Public Administration Medal (Gold) in 2013 and the Public Administration Medal (Silver) in 2006. He was also awarded the Medal of Commendation by the Singapore National Trade Union Congress in May 2017 in recognition of his significant contributions towards good labour-management relations.

Mr Yeo holds a Master in Public Policy from the National University of Singapore (now offered under Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy), and a BSc (Hons) 2nd Class Upper in Economics from the University of London. He is also an alumnus of INSEAD, having attended a Senior Executive Development Programme at Fontainebleau.