Bernard YeungAffiliation: National University of Singapore

Bio: Bernard Yeung is the Dean and the Stephen Riady Distinguished Professor in Finance and Strategic Management at the National University of Singapore (NUS) Business School. Before joining NUS in June 2008, he was the Abraham Krasnoff Professor in Global Business, Economics, and Management at New York University Stern School of Business.

He was also the Director of the NYU China House, the honorary co-chair of the Strategy Department of the Peking University Guanghua School of Management, and Advisory Professor at the East China Normal University.

Professor Yeung’s research covers topics in international corporate finance, corporate strategy, foreign direct investment, and the relationship between institutions, economic development, and firm behaviour. His research articles have appeared in top rated journals in Economics, Finance, Strategic Management, International Business and Accounting.

Professor Yeung was a member of the Economic Strategies Committee chaired by Mr. Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Minister for Finance. The committee aimed at developing strategies for Singapore to build capabilities and maximise opportunities as a global city.

He is also a member of other committees including the Management Advisory Committee (SPRING Singapore) and Financial Research Council (Monetary Authority of Singapore).

Professor Yeung is on the International Advisory Board of the Korea University Business School, the Board of the Intellectual Property of Singapore, and of the Strategic Recruitment Advisory Committee at NUS.

He is the Dean Director on the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) Board and a member of the Finance and Audit Committee of GMAC. He sits on the Maintenance of Accreditation Committee (MAC) and Asia Advisory Task force (AATF) of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). He is also an elected Academy of International Business (AIB) fellow.

Professor Yeung received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Mathematics from the University of Western Ontario and his MBA and PhD degrees from the Graduate School of Business at the University of Chicago.

Last Updated: May 2012