A medical doctor and lawyer by training, Dr. Loo Choon Yong co-founded Raffles Medical Group in 1976.
He is currently the Chairman of Raffles Medical Group, and holds a number of directorships in several companies, including International Medical Insurers Pte Ltd, Raffles Hospital Pte Ltd and CapitaLand-Raffles Properties Pte Ltd.
Dr Loo was appointed by the President of Singapore as the Ambassador to the Italian Republic from March 2006 and was appointed by the Government of Singapore as a Nominated Member of Parliament from January 2007.
As public service, Dr Loo chairs the Sentosa Development Corporation Ltd and National Council Against Drug Abuse (NCADA). He also serves as Council Member to the North East Community Development Council (CDC) and a member of the Board of Trustees of Singapore Management University (SMU) and Chinese Development Assistance Council (CDAC). He is also the Chairman of the Asian Medical Foundation Ltd.1
With a net worth estimated at $215 million, Loo Choon Yong is ranked no. 26 on Forbes Singapore's 40 Richest 20082