PROFESSOR DATO’ AR.W.Y.CHIN

Category: Official
Sport: Snooker & Billiard
Year Inducted: 2011

Born in 3 August 1939 as associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London, Prof. Chin is additionally a practitioner arbitrator, locally and overseas, linked with PAM and the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA). He had conducted to-date 64 arbitration cases to this credit and had published 44 papers.

He had worked as architect-planner with the Urban Renewal Department, Singapore, followed in same capacity with the Malaysian Ministry of Housing and Local Government. Later he was made a director of Eric Taylor Associates in Kuala Lumpur, before setting up his own professional practice in 1971 till this very day.

Academically, Prof Chin had lectured at LUCT and Tong-Ji University in Shanghai, China. He was relatively active professionally having served in many technical and ad hoc committees, including in DBKL and MBPJ as well as being chairman and assessor for several major architectural competitions.

He was president of the Malaysian Institute of Architects (PAM) a member of the Board of Architects, Malaysia (LAM) and a Founding Fellow of the Malaysian Institute of Planners (MIP) He was also an examiner of the PAM/LAM.

In Sports, Professor Chin is former Vice President of the Olympic Council of Malaysia (OCM) he had various high offices in local, national regional international and world sport bodies and authorities, covering an extensive period of over 2 ½ decades

Achievements : 

  • Office Held in Olympic  Council of Malaysia

     

    • Vice President

       

    • Chairman Building Committee

       

    • Council Member, SEA Games Federation

       

    • Chairman, Rules Committee SEA Games Federation

       

    • Member Constitution Committee

       

    • Member Management Committee

       

    • Member Finance Committee

       

    • Member Marketing & Sponsorship Committee

       

    • Member Strategic Plan Committee

       

    • Organizing Chairman IOC Conference on Development

       

    • Member, ANOC Organizing Committee

       

    • Chairman Panel of Assessor “Olympian of the Year 1997

       

    • Deputy Chef de Mission, Malaysian Contingent for XIX Sea Games Jakarta 1989
    • Chef De Mission Malaysian Contingent for XVII Commonwealth Games   Manchester 2002