Port Business Director Asia
Mark Yong has a Degree and PhD in Molecular Biology (Liverpool University and Oxford University, UK, respectively). His academic achievements include the Genetics Prize from Liverpool University and The Rockefeller Scholarship from Oxford University, in which he was seconded to New York.
Then he made a career change to shipping. He joined the then P&O Containers and then subsequently P&O Nedlloyd from 1994-2000, of which a major part of the time was spent in emerging markets such as Vietnam, Cambodia and China, alongside the UK.
In the year 2000, Mark held a post as Director of Business Development in a world class Business to Business e- marketplace, Alibaba.com.
In the year 2001, Mark Yong was invited to be one of the committee members of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce e-commerce unit.
Mark Yong joined INTTRA in 2002 as Regional Sales Director,
Greater China, then as Director - Professional Services, Asia –Pacific, thereafter as Director – Global Operations, based in Hong Kong. He was then posted to Mumbai, India as General Manager, South Asia, overseeing the growth and development of India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.
In year 2008, Mark joined BMT Asia Pacific, as Associate Director, based in the Hong Kong office. One of his key role includes overseeing the Shipping/Ports Business development activities in the region. Mark is also a member of the Board of Directors of PT BMT Asia Pacific Indonesia.
Mark, as Regional Business Development Director, Asia- Pacific, is also in charge of spearheading developmental activities in China.