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ISES SEA 2023 – Panelist

Dato Seri Lee Kah Choon

  • InvestPenang
  • Special Investment Advisor to the Chief Minister of Penang
  • Biography

Dato’ Seri Lee is the special investment advisor to the Chief Minister of Penang.

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 a member of the Investment Committee of Areca Capital, a licensed fund manager for individuals, corporations and institutions. He is also an adjunct Researcher of Penang Institute and writes regularly on subjects covering investment and economic development.

Additionally, Dato’ Seri Lee sits on companies listed on Bursa Malaysia as well as private companies. Industries covered by these companies/corporations include: manufacturing, packaging, logistics, research/ design/ development of electrical & electronics equipment, trading, food production, tourism, township & property development, wealth management & startups mentoring.

Being a former member of the federal legislature & the state local council, Dato’ Seri Lee has an in-depth understanding of the workings of the public sector.

Dato’ Seri Lee is a Barrister at Law of Middle Temple & a Certified Financial Planner.

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  • Company Profile


InvestPenang is the Penang State Government’s principal agency for promotion of investment. Its objectives are to develop and sustain Penang’s economy by enhancing and continuously supporting business activities in the state through foreign and local investments, including spawning viable new growth centers. To realize its objectives, InvestPenang also runs initiatives like the SMART Penang Center (providing assistance to SMEs) and Penang CAT Center (for talent attraction and retention).

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