Desmond Teo Yen Koon | Singaporean Entreprenuer

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Teo Yen Koon (born May, 1978) is a Singaporean Entrepreneur, Investor, Humanitarian. Raised in Singapore, he was conferred with honorary doctorate by International American University, Los Angeles. He was also Awarded Academic Fellow from St Clements University. 

Teo Yen Koon Desmond – Bio

He is a Singaporean talent. His first career was in Singapore. He was an air force officer on a full-time basis. Later, he began his entrepreneurial journey. In just a few years, the company he founded has successfully expanded to Southeast Asia and Greater China and has achieved brilliant results. As Dr. Teo Yen Koon wanted to give back to society, he decided to sell his established business and returned to Singapore to set up a consultancy company to share his accumulated experience with young entrepreneurs like him who have aspirations and dreams. Dr. Teo Yen Koon is currently focusing on the development of Gtoken Ltd. This company is a game publishing company founded by him and some like-minded partners. The business has now grown exponentially in Asia. Dr. Teo Yen Koon is also enthusiastic about public welfare and supports different charitable activities. He was awarded the honorary Doctor of Business Administration (Commercial and Institutional Management) honorary title by the International American University, and the “American President’s Lifetime Achievement Award”. Recently, he was awarded the honorary cross and charity medal by the Austrian Schweitzer Association; the Schweitzer Charity Award and the Knight of Malta title.

2017, he invested in OLS Enterprise Limited (a listed entity that began as Eng Wah Organization, the cinema chain operator). Now, Pine Capital Group Limited (formerly known as OLS Enterprise Limited). This company specialise in the asset management business.

Well-travelled Dr. Teo Yen Koon supports a number of charitable activities in Thailand including donations to Mealanoi Ladonsic School, Measaleng School located in Mae Hong Son province or Maehongsorn, northern province of Thailand. As access of clean water is of paramount importance in rural areas, Dr. Teo Yen Koon bought New Water Filter for children in Wattanchatchor School, AngTnong.
Dr. Teo Yen Koon pledged annual donations to charitable organisations in Cambodia and Nepal as well. He wants to give a helping hand to make the community a better place no matter who or where they are.

Desmond Teo – Award Recipient from Singapore President

Below: Photo with current Singapore President Halimah binti Yacob where Mr Desmond Teo was given an award for making contribution to the Singapore Scout HQ expansion.

Singapore President Halimah binti Yacob Scout Award Presentation Desmond Teo

The Singapore Scout Foundation Awards Ceremony & Appreciation Dinner took place on 8 July 2018 at the Istana.