Cheong Kee Cheok, University of Malaya
A graduate of the University of Malaya (UM), Cheong Kee Cheok obtained his PhD at the London School of Economics. He was former Dean of the Faulty of Economics and Administration. After a decade at UM, KC spent 16 years overseas at the World Bank in the capacity of Economist and subsequently Senior Economist. He also served as theCoordinator for China and Vietnam in the Economic Development Institute, now the World Bank Institute. After returning to Malaysia in 2000, he continued to work as consultant for the World Bank and other UN agencies. His work has taken him to China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Mongolia and North Korea and other Asian countries.