Speakers

MR. EDMOND YEO

Chairman, China Information & Advice Centre, London
Former Councillor, London


SPEAKING SESSIONS

Day 1 – 13 Nov 2017

Parallel Session A: Urbanization, Smart Cities and Innovation in Property Development: Regional Trends and Opportunities | 3.30 pm - 4.45 pm


Mr Edmond Yeo, is a community leader dedicated to many charitable and volunteering activities. He is the current Chair of CIAC - a registered UK Charity and a Social Enterprise. He is also a Trustee of One Westminster, Children’s Hope Foundation, North London Chinese Association, Chinese in Britain Forum and a Director of London HuaYu Chinese Radio Station.

He is active in politics, and was a former Councillor for the LB of Ealing. He was the recent Chair at the Ealing North Conservative Association, and has held various other officer positions. He is a frequent commentator of politics, social, charity and community issues, and an experienced contributor at many policy roundtables and workshops.

Mr Yeo received a “Lifetime Achievement Award for Community Leadership” at the World Chinese Economic Forum (WCEF) in 2013. He is a member of the WCES Global Business Advisory Council.

He sits as a Magistrate and has also served on the Board of HM Prison at Wormwood Scrubs. He was a member of the London Probation Trust Community Advisory Panel and the London Crown Prosecution Service Community Involvement Panel. He was also a Community Ambassador for the UK DeFRA and is a school governor in London.

In 1989, he was seconded by a UK international foreign currency dealer to head up the Hong Kong, China and the Asia Pacific markets where he successfully led the business through legislation changes affected before Hong Kong’s handover to China in 1997.

He also wrote a book on “Hong Kong Home Décor”.