Dr. Khor Chai Tian, age 52, holds a Doctor of Business Administration (D.B.A) from University of South Australia, a Masters of Business Administration (M.B.A) from the City University of Macau and a Bachelor of Economic (Hons) from the University of Malaya. He has more than 25 years of business management experience in strategy management, corporate finance, benchmarking for best practices, lean manufacturing and human resources development.
At present, he owned an independent consultancy firm known as TK Khor & Associates Sdn. Bhd. He also holds directorships in AsiaEP Berhad, a public company listed on the ACE Board of Bursa Malaysia as well as several other private limited companies.
Prior to this, he was a co-founder and Group Executive Director of Master-Pack Group Berhad, a public company listed on the Main Board of Bursa Malaysia. Under his leadership, the Group was developed as one of the most successful SMEs in Malaysia. His group of companies achieved numerous of awards and certifications, which included Quality Management Excellence Award, Workers Skill Development Award, Enterprise 50, HACCP, ISO 9000, QMS & ISO 14000 EMS.
He is very committed for the lifelong learning and human capacity building. Thus, he has been involved in the learning programmes around the Asia-Pacific region and presented his papers at the international conferences such as Intel University, Asian Productivity Organization (Japan), International Labour Office (Switzerland), Spring Singapore, Jiaotong University (Shanghai), CAEXPO (Nanning), etc.