Ralph Dixon is the Director of Environmental Investments at YTL Corporation Berhad, one of the top 30 companies listed on the Malaysian stock exchange. The YTL Group’s core businesses are ownership and management of regulated utilities and other infrastructure assets. YTL serves more than 12 million customers in three continents. Ralph has been with YTL for more than ten years, and is also the CEO of their carbon consulting subsidiary (YTL-SV Carbon) and managing the environmental investment and sustainability divisions for the Group.
Ralph is a Trustee and Honorary Secretary of the Malaysian AIDS Foundation, an alternate Trustee of Reef Check Malaysia, and Chairman of Save Wild Tigers (M) LLP.
Previously, Ralph worked in investment banking for 15 years with Hoare Govett, Hong Leong and Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein. Following that, he moved into manufacturing in 2001 as the Chief Executive Officer of the paper converting factories of Detpak in Indonesia and South Africa, and then Hong Leong Asia in Singapore as Chief Executive Officer for their recycled wood packaging subsidiary, GPac Technology before joining YTL Corp Bhd in Malaysia.
Ralph Dixon graduated from the University of Warwick, United Kingdom, with a B.Sc. (hons) in Management Sciences. He also has a Diploma in Mandarin from the National Taiwan Normal University.
More information on Ralph’s work is available at www.ytl.com/sustainability.