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YEOH, Lam Keong

Yeoh Lam Keong

Adjunct Professor

Yeoh Lam Keong


Mr Yeoh Lam Keong worked as a senior economist and strategist at the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation for 26 years where he was Director of Economics and Strategy and Chief Economist from October 2000 to June 2011. He brings with him a wealth of experience in the areas of global economic analysis and investment research management, as well as global currency / asset allocation strategy.

He is also the co-author of academic policy publications such as “Asian currencies in the context of export-oriented industrial development” (in “Exchange Rate Policies in Emerging Asian Countries”, Routledge Studies on Growth Economies of Asia, 1999), as well as author of articles on problems of globalization and social policy like “Re-thinking a New Social Compact for Singapore” (Ethos, Journal of the Singapore Civil Service College, Issue 3, October 2007) and “Singapore’s Social Contract Trilemma” in Globalization and Democracy in SouthEast Asia, Wengaeo and Rehbein (eds), Palgrave McMillan 2016. 

Mr Yeoh is a prominent economist and social analyst  in Singapore and is heavily involved in public policy research. He has also been an advisor to a number of research institutes in Singapore including the Singapore Centre for Applied Policy Economics (SCAPE) at the National University of Singapore (NUS), the Institute of Policy Studies and the Civil Service Colkege. He also sits on the Singapore Management University (SMU) School of Economics Advisory Board and is a Director at several investment firms as well as in Conservation International (Asia).

Mr Yeoh graduated with BSc (Econs) and MSc (Econs) from the London School of Economics and Political Science. 

Yeoh Lam Keong - CV

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