Yuen Pau Woo

President and CEO, Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada

Mr. Yuen Pau WOO is President and CEO of the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada. He is a thought leader on contemporary Asian affairs and trans-Pacific relations. He has served on the Standing Committee of the Pacific Economic Cooperation Council, and as an advisor/consultant to the World Bank, APEC, the OECD, Asian Development Bank, the Shanghai WTO Affairs Consultation Centre, and the Canadian Ditchley Foundation. He is also on the Global Council of the Asia Society, a member of the Greater Vancouver Advisory Board for the Salvation Army, and a board member of the Public Policy Forum, the Vancouver Academy of Music, and the Mosaic Institute. Mr. Woo has previously worked for the Monetary Authority of Singapore and the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation. He is on the editorial board of Pacific Affairs. As one of Canada’s most respected analysts on Asia, Mr. Woo is frequently consulted by senior officials, business leaders, and civil society organizations.

Mr. Woo is a recipient of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Award, in recognition of his contribution to Canada-Asia relations.

Mr. Woo may be contacted at president@asiapacific.ca.