Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, University Malaya, 1967. Dr es Sc, University Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France, 1974.
Teacher physics and mathematics, Anderson School, Ipoh, Malaysia, 1967; teacher physics and mathematics, Cochrane Road School, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 1968-1969; French government scholar, Centre de Recherche sur les Macromolecules, 1969-1974; lecturer polymer science, Mara Institute of Technology, Shah Acam, Malaysia, 1974-1975; research officer, senior research officer, Rubber Research Institute Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, since 1975. General manager Research and Development Thong Fook Plastic Industries, Ipoh, since 1995. Board directors Tack Training International, Kuala Lumpur, Silva Mind Control, Kuala Lumpur.
Member Institute Chemistry Malaysia, Standards and Industrial Research Institute of Malaysia (technical commission on plastic materials), French University Graduates Association Malaysia (president), Rotary Club of Kuala Lumpur (director community service 1984-1985, bulletin editor 1990-1991, district conference editor 1992, director fellowship service 1994-1995).
Married Wan-Chen Goh, June 30, 1968. Children: Kien guan, Kien-Wei, Kien-Peng, Kean Chuan.