Carson Yeung

Personal Info
Name Carson Yeung Ka-Sing
Chinese Name 楊家誠
Date of Birth 27 February 1960
Board Appointments
BCFC 13 October 2009 – 04 February 2014
BIH 20 July 2007 – 04 February 2014
 Other Current ListCo Appointments
 Percentage Control in BIH  6.51%

Biography 

Carson Yeung is a name synonymous with Birmingham City’s recent troubles. The former hairdresser swept to power in October 2009, having bought out the previous board with a bid valuing the club at over £80million. This had followed an initial purchase of 29.9% and abortive takeover of the club in 2007. Carson was Executive Director and Chairman of Birmingham International Holdings from 20 July 2007 to 04 February 2014.

Yeung was arrested on five counts of knowing or having reason to believe he had dealt with the proceeds of an indictable offence – otherwise known as money laundering – in June 2011 and was sentenced to six years in prison having been convicted of the offence in March 2014.

His initial appeal against his conviction was dismissed on 13 May, 2015.

His final appeal against his conviction was dismissed on 11 July, 2016.

Yeung is currently incarcerated in Stanley Prison.

Details correct as of December 25, 2016