Yeo Ning Hong

Dr. Yeo Ning Hong, DUBC (simplified Chinese: 杨林丰; traditional Chinese: 楊林豐; pinyin: Yáng Lín Fēng; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Iûⁿ Lîm-hong) is a former Singaporean politician. A member of the country's governing People's Action Party (PAP), he served as a minister in the Cabinet and as a Member of Parliament (MP) in the 1980s and 1990s. His ministerial appointments included Minister for Defence and Minister for Communications and Information.

A chemist by training, Yeo is an alumnus of the University of Singapore (now the National University of Singapore). He later graduated with a PhD from the University of Cambridge.[1] He was also a Fellow of Christ's College, Cambridge, from 1970-73.

Since leaving politics, Yeo has served as Executive Chairman of the Singapore Technologies Group, and Chairman of the Port of Singapore Authority. He has also published several books under the pen name "Adrian Yeo".[2]


  1. ^ "Distinguished Science Alumni Awards 1999: Yeo Ning Hong". National University of Singapore.
  2. ^ Chio Su-Mei (2007-11-10). "Ex-Cabinet member Dr Yeo Ning Hong launches math book". Channel NewsAsia.
Political offices
Preceded by
Ong Teng Cheong
Minister for Communications and Information
Succeeded by
Mah Bow Tan
Preceded by
Goh Chok Tong
Minister for Defence
Succeeded by
Lee Boon Yang