Bachelor of Science in Engineering, University Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, 1972. Master of Business Administration, University British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, 1983.
Mechanical engineer Public Works, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 1972—1981. Lecturer, assoc professor Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, since 1983. Council member Singapore Institute Management, 1983—1988.
Deputy director Nanyang Technopreneurship Center, Singapore, 2001—2002.
Married Kam Hock Lek, November 10, 1973. Children: Grace Li Shan, Janet Li Yeng, Cheryl Li Anne, Michelle Li Wei.