The Honourable Yuen Pau Woo

The Honourable Yuen Pau Woo

Appointed to the Senate of Canada in November 2016, the Honourable Yuen Pau Woo sits as an independent representing British Columbia.  A native of Malaysia, the Honourable Yuen Pau Woo has worked on public policy issues related to Canada’s relations with Asian countries for more than 30 years. He has worked for the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, the Monetary Authority of Singapore, and the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation. From 2005-2014, he was President and CEO of the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada, during which he also served on the Standing Committee of the Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (PECC) and as Chair of PECC’s State of the Region Report. He is a Senior Fellow at Simon Fraser University’s Graduate School of Business and serves on the Advisory Boards of the Mosaic Institute and the Canadian Ditchley Foundation.