Richest People

Ngau Boon Keat

NGAU BOON KEAT

MyKasih Foundation founder and Oil Billionaire

The 29th richest person in Malaysia is Tan Sri Ngau Boon Keat. One of the founding members of Dialog Group, he currently holds the Executive Chairman of the company. Tan Sri Ngau founded the company in 1984 and had in 1990 been appointed to the board and has been serving ever since.

Tan Sri Ngau holds a prominent role in the East Coast Economic Region Development Council. He is the founder of the MyKasih Foundation which is currently chaired by his wife. Besides that, is part of the Risk Management Committee and a member of the Malaysian Board of Engineers.

The Certified Refinery Engineer has contributed significantly to the company which has been involved in crude refining, storage tank terminals as well as in several other services in the engineering sector. Plans to build the ‘Asian Rotterdam’ involving a deepwater oil-services hub in Johor is currently underway being carried out by Dialog Group.

Tan Sri Ngau’s Net Worth

$475 Million

Age 67

Source Of Wealth

Tan Sri Ngau’s main source of wealth started out from the oil & gas industry and this remains the same which put him in the rankings.

Residence
Kuala Lumpur
Marital Status
Tan Sri Ngau’s wife is Puan Sri Jean Ngau.
Children
Tan Sri Ngau has 2 children.
Education
The self-made billionaire graduated from the University of Canterbury, New Zealand where he studied Mechanical Engineering. It was from this university that he was given an honorary doctorate as well.