Bachelor of Science, Pacific Western University, 1981. Master of Business Administration, Pacific Western University, 1982. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Pacific Western University, 1984.
Doctor of Philosophy in Finance, Clayton University, 1985.
With Overseas-Chinese Banking Corporation, Ltd., Singapore, 1950-1959. Sub-manager Malayan Banking Berhad, 1960, manager Kuala Lumpur branch, 1962-1964, area manager State of Selangor branch, April to August, 1964, general manager State of Selangor branch, 1964-1966. Director, executive chairman Public Bank Berhad, Kuala Lumpur, 1966-1986, president, Chief Executive Officer, since 1986.
Director, executive chairman Public Finance Berhad, 1966-1986, executive chairman, since 1986. Chairman Public Leasing and Factoring Sdn Berhad, Malaysia, London & Pacific Insurance Company Berhad, Malaysia/Singapore, Tong Meng Industries Ltd., Singapore, Public Securities Ltd., Singapore. Chairman, managing director PB Trustee Services Berhad, Malaysia, Public International Investment Ltd., Hong Kong.
Also industrialist, chairman, managing director numerous companies incorporated in Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, United States of America, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Hebrides.
Fellow Association Business Executives United Kingdom, British Institute Management, Institute Bank-Bank Malaysia, Institute Adminstv. Accountants United Kingdom, Institute Adminstv. Management United Kingdom (honorary president Singapore branch), Institute Bankers London, Institute Business Administration Australia, Malaysian Institute Directors, Institute Commerce United Kingdom, Institute Credit Management Ltd.
United Kingdom, Institute Directors United Kingdom, Institute Industrial Managers United Kingdom. Member Malaysia Society of Institute Administrative Accountants, Malaysian Economic Association (associate), Malaysian Institute Management, Teo Chew Association (Termerloh district honorary president) Pahang Darul Makmur, Eng Yong Tay Si Association Johore (honorary president), Teo Yeonh Huai Kuan Singapore (honorary administrator), Selangor Teo Chew Pooi Ip Association (director).
Married Puan Sri Datin Tay Sock Noy, February 8, 1956. Children: Teh Li Ming, Teh Li Hua, Teh Lee Pang, Teh Li Shian.