Professor Henry Yeung has been Distinguished Professor at the Department of Geography, National University of Singapore, since 2018, and Professor of Economic Geography since 2005.
Professor Henry Yeung is the first geographer based in Asia to receive both the 2018 American Association of Geographers Distinguished Scholarship Honors and the UK’s Royal Geographical Society Murchison Award 2017. In November 2022, he was conferred the 2022 Sir Peter Hall Award for Lifetime Contribution to the Field by the Regional Studies Association in London. Professor Yeung’s views on global production networks and East Asian development have been quoted in The Financial Times, The Economist, Forbes Asia, South China Morning Post, and others. He has also served as an expert consultant contributor to World Investment Report and ASEAN Investment Report (UNCTAD), Global Value Chain Development Report (WTO/ADB), and others.