He was born in 15th September 1945 in Kuala Lipis, Pahang. He graduated from the Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) and Monash University, Clayton Campus, Australia. Formerly, he was the President of National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN) and act as a chairperson of RISDA Semaian. Currently, he is one of the Audit and Business Advisory Committee in KM Capital Group Berhad and 1M HRM Academy Development Sdn. Bhd. He also has wide experience in directorship in many companies. He is also the National Chief Scout Commissioner of Malaysia.