CHAN YEW KAI was appointed to the DIALOG Board on 23 September 2005 and is currently the Executive Deputy Chairman of DIALOG.
He holds a first class Honours Degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Malaya. He is a member of the Institution of Engineers, Malaysia and is a Professional Engineer registered with the Board of Engineers Malaysia. He is also a Fellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers, United Kingdom.
He joined DIALOG in 1993 as General Manager and was later promoted as Director and Chief Executive Officer of DIALOG Systems (Asia) Pte Ltd, overseeing the operations of the Group’s Business Development, Marketing, Technical Services and Petroleum Retail. He was later appointed as Deputy Group Managing Director and President & Chief Operating Officer of DIALOG prior to his current position. He is currently also an alternate board member of Johor Petroleum Development Corporation Berhad.
He has over 45 years of experience in the oil, gas and petrochemical industry encompassing plant operations, project engineering and management, marketing and business development. He was formerly with ICI for 9 years and PETRONAS for 5 years.