Yap Kwong Weng
Chief Operating Officer
Parami Energy Group of Companies
Yap Kwong Weng is Chief Operating Officer of Parami Energy Group in Myanmar. Prior, he was Deputy General Manager of Jebsen & Jessen-Pun in Myanmar. Before entering the private sector, Yap served in the Singapore Armed Forces where he was a platoon commander and leadership development head in the Special Forces. As a non-profit leader, he was the former Secretary-General of the United Nations Association of Singapore where he developed key international programmes. To raise awareness for the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), he trekked 100km across the Taklamakan Desert in China. In Cambodia, Yap is the Country Chair of Global Dignity and is a Rotary Peace Fellow. He received a BA in Communication from the State University of New York at Buffalo, an MBA from the University of Manchester in the UK and an MPA from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy.