His other experiences lie in the motorsports and automotive industry. After having worked as a design engineer in Formula One with Team Lotus International and Nissan Motorsports both in the UK, he returned to start up TVR Sports Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., a boutique sports car manufacturer. After 10 years in the automotive industry, Yoon Li was invited to join the family business, Royal Selangor International Sdn Bhd, and today he is a steward of the business alongside his cousin Tien Yue.
He holds a Masters in Manufacturing Engineering School from the University of Birmingham, UK and an MBA from IMD, Lausanne Switzerland.