Kathleen Chew

Group Legal Counsel, YTL Corporation

Obtained an LLB (Hons) degree from The University of Birmingham and was called to the English Bar at Gray’s Inn. Subsequently admitted to the Malaysian Bar. Conferred an Honorary Doctor of Science from the University of Aston. Was a partner in the law firm Abdul Aziz Ong & Co. in Kuala Lumpur before she joined YTL Corporation Berhad as Legal Adviser. Currently serves as Group Legal Counsel and has been involved in all major acquisitions undertaken by the YTL Group across all business segments of the company and its subsidiaries. Also part of the Senior Management Team. Programme Director of YTL Foundation. Sits on the Board of Governors of Assunta Secondary School, a mission school founded by the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary and on the Board of Trustees of Benenden School in the UK. Council member of Hospis Malaysia and a trustee of the GAB Foundation and the Dignity for Children Foundation. She is also the Chairperson of Alpha Malaysia, a Christian organization.