Yew Yin Koon

Koon Yew Yin

Having founded three of Malaysia’s most prominent development firms — Gamuda, Mudajaya Group and IJM Corp — Koon has since focused his energy on writing about public issues affecting Malaysia, dispensing investment advice and giving to charity. Last year, he offered RM50 million to building hostels at the Universiti Sains Malaysia campus in Penang.