67 years of age, Malaysian
Independent Non-Executive Director & Chairman
Tan Sri Chor was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director and Chairman of Star on 15 March 2021. He is also the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and Strategy and Investment Committee of the Company.
Tan Sri Chor was called to the Bar at the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn. He obtained his professional Barrister at Law in 1978 and his Master of Arts in Business Law Degree in 1980.
Tan Sri Chor has had a distinguished career with the Government of Malaysia where he held several senior ministerial positions since 2000. He was made the Minister of Housing and Local Government (2010-2013) and a Member of Parliament (1990-2013). Prior to that, he served as the Deputy Minister of Home Affairs and Deputy Finance Minister (2000-2009) as well as Parliamentary Secretary for Ministry of Transport (1995-2000). Before entering the political arena, Tan Sri Chor practiced law since 1981 until 1992.
His other achievements were being appointed as the Chairman of Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, Malaysian Parliament (2000-2002) and a Permanent Member of Asean Inter Parliamentary Organisation Conference Representing Malaysian Parliament (1990-2000). After leaving his political career, Tan Sri Chor entered the corporate world where he was appointed Commissioner of Malaysian Aviation Commission (MAVCOM) and Advisor in Melati Ehsan Holdings Bhd. He also sat on the board of various public listed companies including Tenaga Nasional Berhad between 2015 and 2018. Tan Sri Chor is currently a council of University of Tunku Abdul Rahman.