was born on 15 January 1944. I went to school in Malaysia, Australia and UK. I graduated as Barrister at Law in UK and obtained my PhD from AeU in International Relations in Malaysia. I'm married to Sharifah Aziah binti Syed Zainal Abidin and blessed with six children and have six grandchildren. I had worked in many fields including holding positions in the legal and judicial service of Malaysia, in banking and finance,worked in Bahrain and London in banking, as a corporate advocate and solicitor, I held the post of SG of the National Malay Chamber of commerce, I served as a Cabinet Minister of Malaysia in several ministerial positions and currently is the Chairman of Suruhanjaya Pengangkutan Awam Darat.