Honorary Vice President, IOC member, President NOC Malaysia

Education

University of Nottingham (LLB), Gray’s Inn (Barrister-At-Law)

Career

Group Company Secretary, National Corporation of Malaysia (1971-1972); Managing Director, Haw Par Malaysia (1973-1976); Chief Executive Officer, Antah Group of Companies (1977-2001); Group Chairman, Petra Group (2007-); Executive Chairman, Syarikat Pesaka Antah (2007-); Chairman (several public listed companies) (2007-): Aluminium Company of Malaysia and Lafarge Malayan Cement

Sports career

Squash national champion (1973) and member of the National Team (1973-1976); cricket, international tour to Hong Kong (1971); rugby, hockey and tennis at university

Sports administration

President of the Olympic Council of Malaysia (1998-); 2nd Vice-Chairman of the Commonwealth Games Federation (2000-2003); 1st Vice-President of the Commonwealth Games Federation (2003-); Chairman of the Sports Committee of the Commonwealth Games Federation (2003-); President of the Southeast Asian Games Federation (2000-2001); Honorary Life President of the Southeast Asian Games Federation (2001-); President of the World Squash Federation (1989-1996); Emeritus President of the World Squash Federation (1996-2002); Patron of the World Squash Federation (2002-); Executive Board Member of the International Cricket Council (1997-1999, 2001-2008); Chairman of the Associate Members of the International Cricket Council (2001-2008); Vice-President of the Asian Cricket Council (1993-2004); member of the International Council of Arbitration for Sport (2002-); Board Member of the National Sports Council of Malaysia (1985-); Director of Sukom ’98 (Organising Committee of the XVI Commonwealth Games 1998, hosted in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) (1993-1999); President of the Malaysian Cricket Association (1991-); Founder Chairman of the Foundation for Malaysian Sporting Excellence (SportExcel); Chef de Mission of Malaysian Contingent to the XXIV Olympiad Seoul 1988

Awards and distinctions

Conferred the National Sports’ Leadership Award for 1990; the Most Esteemed Order of the Royal Family of YAM Tuan Raden, the Most Esteemed Order of the Crown of Malaysia, the Panglima Setia Mahkota (the Commander), which carries the title of “Tan Sri”, 1992; the Most Honourable Order of Negeri Sembilan, the Darjah Seri Paduka Negeri Sembilan (Knight Grand Commander), which carries the title of “Dato” Seri Utama’

IOC history

Member of the following Commissions: Sport & Law (2002-), Sport for All (2006-)

World Masters Games

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