Grey Yeoh is the Head of Arts & Creative Industries at British Council Malaysia and Programmes & Partnership Manager at British Council Australia. The British Council was founded to create a friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and the wider world.
Outside of his day job, Grey is an arts and culture administrator, multimedia and visual designer who collaborates in socially-engaged art projects both online and for live performances.
He co-curated the 2008 art-historical exhibition ‘12 Years’ and the ‘Emergency Festival’, as well as collaborated on the visual designs for several Malaysian theatre productions, including ‘Gostan Forward’, award-nominated ‘Wayang Fajar’ and most recently ‘Something I Wrote’ by the Five Arts Centre. He is the former creative producer for the Malaysian online information portal ‘PopIN’ and the online satire talk show ‘That Effing Show’. In 2016, he convened the Assembly for Arts Festival Administrators to bring young festival administrators together to encourage discussions and peer learning.
Grey taught at two institution of higher learning in Kuala Lumpur as a guest lecturer. He was also the Executive Producer of ‘tenTenTEN’, a two-year celebration of the 30th anniversary of Five Arts Centre, a theatre company based in Kuala Lumpur. He is a member of ProPAU (Producers of Performing Arts Unite!), a collective of independent producers aiming to advance the performing arts sector in Malaysia.
Grey is also a HAO Summit Singapore Fellow, an Asia Society Asia21 Young Leader, the Advance Cultural Leadership Programme Hong Kong Fellow and the Atelier for Young Festival Managers GWANGJU 2015 alumnus.