HK Yong is a senior adviser to ASEAN Advisory, the consulting arm of Zico Holdings, listed in Singapore. He is also an adviser to CWEIC London (Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council) on matters relating to public private partnerships, and an adviser to the Resource and Advisory Centre Malaysia. Previously, he was a senior fellow with ISIS Malaysia (Institute of Strategic and International Studies) where he focused on infrastructure development and financing. HK was the adviser (public private partnerships) of the Commonwealth Secretariat, London, where he provided advisory and capacity-building support to the 53 member countries.
HK holds a B.Eng (Hons) in Civil and Structural Engineering (UK), an MBA (UK), a Diploma in Corporate Treasury (UK), and a Postgrad Diploma in Islamic Studies from ISTAC, the International Islamic University. He is also a Chartered Accountant (England and Wales) and a member of the Asian Council of the International Project Finance Association.