Executive Leadership

Datuk Thomas Leong Yew Hong

Datuk Thomas Leong Yew Hong
  •  Group Chief Strategy Officer

Datuk Thomas Leong, 46, a Malaysian is the Group Chief Strategy Officer of Sime Darby Berhad. He is responsible for Sime Darby Berhad’s overall strategy, M&A, business development, corporate finance and investor relations, as well as the group’s communications and technology functions.

Datuk Thomas joined the Sime Darby Group as Head of Group Strategy and Corporate Finance in 2016. He was previously the Executive Vice President and Head of Maybank Group’s Strategy and Business Development.

Datuk Thomas also held senior positions as a management consultant in Accenture and Deloitte Consulting, based in Australia, Hong Kong and Malaysia.

He is a Director on various Boards, including Sime Darby Eastern International Limited, Sime Darby Lockton Insurance Brokers Sdn Bhd, Tesco Stores (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, Ramsay Sime Darby Healthcare Sdn Bhd, and Weifang Sime Darby Port Co Limited.

Datuk Thomas holds a BSc in Software Engineering from Australian National University, and an MBA (International Corporate Finance) from University of Sydney and has sat on various panels for mentorship programmes and Fintech startups.