Datu Sadja Dr. Yngson is the Advisory Board Chair of the Asia Caribbean Open Institute taking over from Dr. Ria Persad
. He is the Representative Councillor of the Caribbean ASEAN Council, the Diplomatic Affairs Envoy of the Eastern Caribbean-Southeast Asia Chamber, and the Trade and Commerce Liaison of the Consulate of Guyana in the Philippines. A multifaceted professional with almost three decades of technology, journalism, broadcast media, entertainment, philanthropy, and international business experience. He holds a Doctorate in Professional Studies specializing in International Relations and Diplomacy from the American Management University in California, and a Master of Arts degree in International Relations and Cultural Diplomacy from Charisma University in the Turks and Caicos Islands, United Kingdom. He has completed the Bachelor in Business Administration programme of the Asia Caribbean Open Institute and has taken the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration programme with a major in Computer Applications of the De La Sallle - College of Saint Benilde in the Philippines. His diverse academic background also include receiving education from distinguished institutions such as the University of Virginia, University of West Indies, McGill University, The Open University UK, University of Geneva, and the University of London among others. Dr. Yngson has met with HRH The Princess Royal, Princess Anne, as the only Filipino-Dominican alumnus of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Commonwealth Study Conferences since its establishment in 1956. For his ardent humanitarian support to the Tausug people of Sulu in the southern Philippines, His Majesty Sultan Muedzul-Lail Tan Kiram, The 35th Sultan of Sulu, bestowed upon him the nobility title of "Datu Sadja
" and the princely title of "Rajah of Tambulian"
as the first traditional ruler of Tambulian Island in Pata, Sulu. Datu Sadja Dr. Yngson is a Fellow of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce; a Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland; and a Fellow of the Linnean Society of London.