Dato’ Seri Lee Kah Choon is the Special Investment Advisor to the Chief Minister of Penang. He is currently a board member of various state government linked companies and corporations as well as private companies. 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.
Before embarking on his current profession, Dato' Seri Lee has served as the Parliamentary Secretary of the Ministry of Health from 2004 to 2008, and the Member of Parliament for the Jelutong Constituency from 1999 to 2008. Prior to his political career, Dato’ Seri Lee was the Seberang Perai Municipal Councillor from 1997 to 1999.
He was a practicing lawyer with his own private legal practice from 1987 to 2004, after being called to the Bar of Malaysia in 1987 and Bar of England & Wales in 1986. Dato' Seri Lee holds an LLB from the Southampton University, UK and a MA from the City University, London.
He is a proud alumnus of the Royal Military College Kuala Lumpur and Chung Ling High School in Penang.