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First name
Andrew
 Yeo

Job title
Asia Director
Tagline

Andrew leads the Asia practice, supporting international corporates and investors to navigate policymaking, and coordinating with international colleagues to scale Asian businesses abroad.

Andrew leads Global Counsel’s Asia practice and is head of GC's Singapore office. He was previously a founding member of the Strategic Planning Office at the Singapore Exchange Regulation, where he worked on capital markets regulatory strategy and stakeholder engagement. He has prior policy research and public affairs experience at Finsbury and the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, where he was the researcher for the S R Nathan Fellowship for the Study of Singapore.

At Global Counsel, Andrew works with international corporates and investors to navigate policymaking in Asia, and coordinates with international colleagues to scale Asian businesses abroad. He also works with startups and is an advisor to Thryft, a sustainable e-commerce platform in Asia and a Singapore director to Qumata, an insurtech business with a footprint across Asia and Europe.

Recent examples of his work include: 

  • Advising a global insurer and asset manager on political developments and policy implications to their business across Southeast Asia and Hong Kong.
  • Mapping key political, public and private sector stakeholders for a multi-billion-dollar global family office looking to establish an office in Singapore.
  • Working with a European insurtech platform on a regulatory and compliance roadmap for their market entry into South Korea.