Tan Sri Dato’ Soh Thian Lai, Executive Deputy Chairman, YKGI Holdings Berhad (Founder)

Tan Sri Dato’ Soh holds Master of Business Administration from University of Bath, United Kingdom (1994) and graduated from Tunku Abdul Rahman College with a Diploma in Technology (Materials Engineering) in 1985. He obtained a Diploma in Management from Malaysian Institute of Management (MIM) in 1991 and is a Fellow Member of MIM since 2010.

Tan Sri Dato’ Soh has more than 33 years of experience in the steel industry.  He has been instrumental in the development and progress of our Group. He is currently serving as the President of Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM), Immediate past President of Malaysian Iron and Steel Industry Federation (MISIF), Vice President of National Chamber of Commerce & Industry of Malaysia, Vice President of ASEAN Iron & Steel Council (AISC), Council member of Malaysian Steel Council (MSC), Founding member and Director of Malaysian Steel Institute, Director of South East Asia Iron and Steel Institute (SEAISI), Council Member of Malaysian Standard & Accreditation Council, Ministry of Science, Technology & Innovation. Formerly, he was also serving as the Chairman of Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers Selangor Branch, Co-Chairman of Pemudah of Selangor, and Council member of National Accreditation Council, Department of Standard Malaysia, Ministry of Science, Technology & Innovations.