Chief Executive, Human Resources Development Council, Malaysia
Contribution to HR Community
2003

YBhg Datuk Yau De Piyau has made a significant contribution to the development of the Human Resources sector in Malaysia. Datuk Yau holds a Masters' degree from United Kingdom in manpower studies and served in the Ministry of Human Resources for more than two decades. 

Among his many achievements, Datuk Yau has succeeded in promoting and establishing recognition for the importance of developing people. 

Popularly known the 'one percent man', he spearheaded the idea of organizations contributing funding human resources development in the country. Datuk Yau and his team nurtured the training industry and created a corporate learning culture in the country.