Dato’ Seri Lee Kah Choon was appointed as the Chairman of MDV on 13 December 2018.
Dato’ Seri Lee Kah Choon is currently a board member of various state government linked companies and corporations as well as private companies. As a Director of Invest-in-Penang Berhad, Penang Development Corporation and Penang Hill Corporation, Dato’ Seri Lee is actively involved in deciding the policy direction of these government linked corporations for the State of Penang since 2008.
Dato’ Seri Lee is also a member of the Investment Committee of Areca Capital, an associate company of Kuok Group, a licensed fund manager for individuals, corporations and other institutions.
Additionally, he is the chairman of various private companies. Industries covered by these companies/corporations include: trading, packaging, food production, tourism, property development, wealth management.
Before embarking on his current profession, Dato’ Seri Lee has served as the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Health from 2004 to 2008 and the Member of Parliament for the Jelutong Constituency as a backbencher from 1999 to 2004. Prior to his duties in Kuala Lumpur, Dato’ Seri Lee was the Seberang Perai Municipal Councillor from 1997 to 1999.
He was a practicing lawyer with his own private legal practice from 1987 to 2004, after being called to the Bar of Malaya in 1987 and Bar of England & Wales in 1986. Dato’ Seri Lee holds a LLB from the Southampton University, UK and a MA from the City University, London.