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Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Dr Jeffrey Cheah
Source: Sunway

Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Dr Jeffrey Cheah

Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Dr Jeffrey Cheah is Founder and Chairman of the Sunway group of companies. He established the Jeffrey Cheah Foundation to inspire philanthropic culture amongst corporations. Cheah made a personal donation of RM20 million to the Foundation which is valued at RM700 million. The Foundation is endowed with full ownership of the Sunway Education Group. The Jeffrey Cheah Foundation is founded on the fundamental premise of giving to society where operating surpluses of the Sunway Education Group are channelled back into its institutions or disbursed as scholarships and research grants. To date, more than RM50 million worth of scholarships has been awarded to bright and deserving students. In recognition of his contributions to society, Cheah was named as one of Forbes Asia’s ‘Heroes of Philanthropy’ in 2009.

A Gift Of RM700 Million To Society: Launch Of The Jeffrey Cheah Foundation