Tan Sri Jeffrey Cheah Fook Ling is the founder and chairman of The Sunway Group of Companies in Malaysia.
Tan Sri Jeffrey Cheah was born in Pusing, a small town outside of Ipoh in Perak. He had his primary and secondary education in Batu Gajah before leaving to pursue his tertiary education at the Footscray Institute of Technology (now Victoria University) in Melbourne, Australia. He began his career as an Accountant in a motor assembly plant in Malaysia, but soon left it to venture out on his own. In 1974, he founded what is today the Sunway Group of companies.