Dr Francis Yeoh

Dr Francis Yeoh


Dr Francis Yeoh

President
Singapore Association for Mental Health

Dr Francis S C Yeoh served on the Board of the Singapore Association for Mental Health (SAMH: https://www.samhealth.org.sg/) since 2011 and became President in 2016. The SAMH is a community mental health services provider for over 50 years, offering services in outreach, rehabilitation and creative therapy, with the vision of ‘mental wellness for all’.

Outside of SAMH, in a career spanning over 30 years, he was involved in various aspects of research, technology management, innovation and entrepreneurship. He has been at different times, a research scientist, research institute director, internet company CEO, investor, professor and government policy maker.

Dr Yeoh retired from full-time work as CEO of the Singapore National Research Foundation in 2012 and is presently Professorial Fellow for Entrepreneurship at the School of Computing, National University of Singapore, leading the school’s entrepreneurship efforts, teaching entrepreneurship and mentoring university startup companies.

He holds a B Sc (Hon) and PhD in Electrical Engineering, from Loughborough University (UK) and a Masters in Management from MIT.

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