Paul H. Yong

Paul H. Yong

Vice President, Corporate Tax and Chief Tax Counsel

Paul H. Yong is vice president of corporate tax and chief tax counsel for Sempra Energy.

Before joining Sempra Energy’s tax department in 2004, Yong was a principal with Quantum Tax Consultants, a tax partner with Arthur Andersen and vice president of tax with Unocal Corporation. 

Before that, Yong was a structural engineer with the U.S. Department of Defense.

Yong is the chair of the board of directors of the San Diego affiliate of Habitat for Humanity. He is co-author of "Corporate Income Tax Accounting," a desktop treatise published by Thomson Reuters. Yong also is an adjunct professor at the University of San Diego School of Law.

Yong holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Hawaii, a master’s degree in tax law from New York University and a Juris Doctor degree from Hastings College of Law. He also completed the executive program at Oxford University.