About Me

Yeo Bee Yin is the Member of Parliament for Puchong, Malaysia and a politician from the Democratic Action Party, a component party of the Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition.

Yeo graduated from University Technology Petronas with a first-class honours in Chemical Engineering and University of Cambridge in MPhil. in Advanced Chemical Engineering with Commendation. She was a recipient of Gates Cambridge Scholarship.

At 29, Yeo first contested in Malaysia's 13th General Election and became the youngest member of the Selangor State Legislative Assembly for 2013-2018. In the 14th General Election, Yeo obtained the highest majority in the history of Bakri parliament constituency and was elected as the Member of Parliament. She was then appointed as the Minister of Energy,  Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change under Pakatan Harapan administration (2018-2020). 

During her tenure as a minister,  she made international headlines fighting foreign plastic waste influx by sending them back to the countries of origin, increased rooftop solar adoption in the country by 20 folds, set the first ever renewable energy target for the country at 20% by 2025, launched Zero Single-use Plastic Roadmap by 2030 and many more. 

Yeo was recognised as the Top 10 People Who Mattered Most in the World in 2018 by the renowned scientific journal – Nature. She was also  listed as one of the 25 Inspirational Female Climate Leaders who will be shaping the climate agenda in 2019 by "The Ecologist" and selected as one of the Young Global Leaders for the class of 2019 by the World Economic Forum. 

She is the author of the book "Reimagining Malaysia" (2018) and "The Unfinished Business" (2022).

You can contact her at any of the following:-
IG/TikTok/Twitter: @yeobeeyin

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