Prof. Lee Kong Hung graduated with B.Sc (Chemistry) Singapore (1973) and Ph.D (Physical Organic Chemistry: Free Radical Chemistry) from University of London, UK (1976).
Prof. Lee is actively engaged in professional consultation, extension and R&D commercialization activities and has served as a Professor, Foundation Dean, Consultant and Principal Scientist in
various Universities since 1977 to 2010. He was on the editorial board of several journals and has published about 135 research scientific publications in international and national journals and proceedings.
He is the founder and CEO of KHL Herbal Biotech Sdn Bhd, which was awarded BioNexus Status in 2012. He is an Executive Advisor to the Federation of Chinese Physicians and Medicine Dealers Associations Malaysia and also an Advisor to PML ChemBioTech Sdn. Bhd.
Prof. Lee is also a member of the Biochemical Society, Malaysia, Malaysian Association of Research Scientists, American Chemical Society, a full member of International Society of Artificial Cells, New Blood Substitutes and Immobilization Biotechnology, a registered Traditional Chinese Physician, Malaysia and an Alumni of Ignites, Judge Business School, Cambridge University, UK.
He was appointed to the Board on 8 July 2015 as an Independent Non-Executive Director and is a member of the Nominating Committee.
He has no family relationship with any other director / major shareholder of Hai-O.