Dato’ Soh holds Master of Business Administration from University of Bath, United Kingdom (1994) and graduated from Tunku Abdul Rahman College with a Diploma in Technology (Materials Engineering) in 1985. He obtained a Diploma in Management from Malaysian Institute of Management (MIM) in 1991 and is a Fellow Member of MIM since 2010. He is the Executive Deputy Chairman of YKGI Holdings Berhad, Chairman of Starshine Holdings Sdn Bhd and Deputy Chairman of ASTEEL Resources Sdn Bhd.
Dato’ Soh has more than 33 years of experience in the steel industry. He has been instrumental in the development and progress of our Group. He is currently serving as the President of Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM), Vice President of National Chamber of Commerce & Industry of Malaysia, Board Director of Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA), Ministry of International Trade and Industry, Audit Committee Chairman, MIDA, Disciplinary Committee, MIDA and Committee Member of Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) Ministry of Education, Council member of Malaysian Steel Council (MSC), Founding member and Director of Malaysian Steel Institute, Director of South East Asia Iron and Steel Institute (SEAISI), Council Member of Malaysian Standard & Accreditation Council, Ministry of Science, Technology & Innovation.
Formerly, he was also serving as the Chairman of Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers Selangor Branch, Co-Chairman of Pemudah of Selangor, Council member of National Accreditation Council, Department of Standard Malaysia, Ministry of Science, Technology & Innovations, President of Malaysian Iron and Steel Industry Federation (MISIF) and Vice President of ASEAN Iron & Steel Council (AISC).