Professor Bernard Yeung is the Dean and Stephen Riady Distinguished Professor in Finance and Strategic Management at National University of Singapore (NUS) Business School. His more than 100 research publications have appeared in journals and books in the fields of economics, finance, strategic management, international business, and accounting, as well as in media publications such as The Financial Times and The Wall Street Journal. He has also edited several important books on entrepreneurship and on competitiveness.
Professor Yeung has won several scholarly honours and awards for academic excellence, including the Irwin Outstanding Educator Award (2013) from the Business Policy and Strategy (BPS) division of the Academy of Management; the Excellence in Teaching Award (Executive Education) by Stern School of Business at NYU; and Teacher Excellence Award (Doctoral Programmes) by University of Michigan Business School; and the Moskowitz Prize for outstanding research in socially responsible investing.
Professor Yeung has served on various committees and international advisory boards. He was a member of the Economic Strategies Committee in Singapore, tasked with developing strategies to build capabilities and maximise opportunities as a global city. Professor Yeung is also a member of several other committees, including the Management Advisory Committee of SPRING Singapore and the Financial Research Council of the Monetary Authority of Singapore. He also sits on the Advisory Council of the Economics and Management School at Wuhan University, the International Advisory Board of the Korea University Business School, the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore, the Institute of System Science Management Board, and the Strategic Recruitment Advisory Committee at NUS. He was the Dean Director on the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) Board. He was also a member of the Maintenance of Accreditation Committee (MAC) and Asia Advisory Task force (AATF) of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). He is also an elected Fellow of the Academy of International Business (AIB).
Before joining NUS in June 2008, he was the Abraham Krasnoff Professor in Global Business, Economics, and Management at New York University (NYU) Stern School of Business. He has also served as the Director of the NYU China House, the honorary co-chair of the Strategy Department of the Peking University Guanghua School of Management and Advisory Professor at the East China Normal University. From 1988 to 1999 he taught at the University of Michigan and was previously at the University of Alberta from 1983 to 1988. Professor Yeung received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Mathematics from the University of Western Ontario and his MBA and PhD degrees from the Graduate School of Business at the University of Chicago.