8th Annual Ikeda Peace and Harmony Lecture: A Broader Mind, A Bigger Heart
From Ms Ann SHEN _
The world is fracturing, opening up new fault lines between countries and within human communities. At such a time, it is important that we see the world from the perspective of others and not be too quick to jump to conclusions. Peace and harmony begin with us.
George YEO is currently a Visiting Scholar at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy of the National University of Singapore and the Founding Patron of its Asia Competitiveness Institute. He was with Kerry Group in Hong Kong from 2012 to 2021. He was Chairman and Executive Director of Kerry Logistics Network from 2012 to 2019. He served 23 years in Government as Minister in various portfolios from 1988 to 2011. Mr Yeo has a BA in Engineering (Double First) from Cambridge University and an MBA (Baker Scholar) from Harvard University. He began his military career as a Signals Officer in the Singapore Army, crossed over to the Air Force, became Chief-of-Staff of the Air Staff, and Director of Joint Operations and Planning in the Defence Ministry attaining the rank of Brigadier-General. Mr Yeo sits on various advisory bodies and company boards, both local and international which included the Vatican from 2013 to 2020.