Y. Bhg. Tun Chen Wing Sum, a Malaysian, aged 79, is by profession, an advocate & solicitor. He read law in Lincoln’s Inn, London and now serves as Consultant to Messes Michael Chen & Co. He also read Philosophy and Education in the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
He has been involved in politics and Government service since 1964 and has served as a member of Parliament from 1964 to 1986 and a member of the Senate from 1997 to 2003. He has also served as Parliamentary Secretary, Secretary General of Alliance, Minister with Special Function, Vice-President of MCA, Deputy President of MCA, Minister of Housing, Local Government and New Village, Treasurer General of Barisan Nasional, Deputy President of the Senate and President of the Senate during his tenure as a member of Parliament and the Senate.
He has held position of Chairman and Director in various corporations during 1972 to 2000. He also has vast experience in international affairs and during his term of office as President of the Senate, he had officially visited Japan, China, Middle East and Latin America.
Tun Chen is presently the Deputy Chairman of Malaysian South-South Corporation Berhad.