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Laksamana Tan Sri Dato’ Setia
Mohd Anwar Bin Hj Mohd Nor

Chairman of the Board of Governors
Cyberlynx International College

Laksamana Tan Sri Dato’ Setia Mohd Anwar bin Hj Mohd Nor (“Tan Sri Dato’ Setia Mohd Anwar”) was born in Malacca. After receiving his early education at the Naval Base Secondary School, Singapore, he attended the Officer Cadet School at the Britannia Royal Naval College Dartmouth, England, from 1 September 1968. He graduated from the Naval Staff College Rhode Island, USA class 18 in 1981 and Joint Services Staff College in Canberra, Australia in 1988. He also attended the Defence Resource Management Course in Monterrey, Naval Post Graduate School, USA in 1995. He holds a Master’s Degree in Engineering Business Management from University of Warwick, United Kingdom and was conferred an Honorary Doctorate of Doctor of Management by Universiti Terengganu Malaysia.

He served the Royal Malaysian Navy for thirty-eight and a half (38½) years, commanded six (6) Ships and several Shore Bases. He rose to the rank of Admiral and took office as Chief of Navy on August 2003 and later became the first Naval Officer to assume the post of the Chief of Defence Force in April 2005.

Tan Sri Dato’ Setia Mohd Anwar is an avid sportsman representing the Navy, the Armed Forces and Malaysia in hockey, most notably during the Asian Games, Tehran in 1974. He continued contributing to hockey in various positions including as President of Malaysian Hockey Federation. He is also an avid golfer and has represented Malaysian Armed Forces in the ASEAN Armed Forces Golf Tournament and continues to lead the Malaysian Golf Association (MGA) as President.

In 2013, Tan Sri Dato’ Setia Mohd Anwar was elected as the President of the Veteran Malaysian Armed Forces Association and continues to be President of Retired Malaysian Navy Officers’ Association. On 3 September 2015, he was elected as the Deputy President of the World Veterans Federation.

Following his retirement from the Armed Forces in 2007, he was appointed Non-Executive Chairman of Lembaga Tabung Angkatan Tentera (Armed Forces Fund Board), Chairman of National Defence University Board (UPNM), Chairman of Titijaya Land Berhad, a public listed company and as a Director of a few private limited companies.

He is currently the Chairman of the University of Nottingham in Malaysia. He has also served for two (2) terms as a Senator in our Dewan Rakyat.

Laksamana Tan Sri Dato’ Setia Mohd Anwar Bin Hj Mohd Nor

Chairman of the Board of Governors
Cyberlynx International College

Laksamana Tan Sri Dato’ Setia Mohd Anwar bin Hj Mohd Nor (“Tan Sri Dato’ Setia Mohd Anwar”) was born in Malacca. After receiving his early education at the Naval Base Secondary School, Singapore, he attended the Officer Cadet School at the Britannia Royal Naval College Dartmouth, England, from 1 September 1968. He graduated from the Naval Staff College Rhode Island, USA class 18 in 1981 and Joint Services Staff College in Canberra, Australia in 1988. He also attended the Defence Resource Management Course in Monterrey, Naval Post Graduate School, USA in 1995. He holds a Master’s Degree in Engineering Business Management from University of Warwick, United Kingdom and was conferred an Honorary Doctorate of Doctor of Management by Universiti Terengganu Malaysia.

He served the Royal Malaysian Navy for thirty-eight and a half (38½) years, commanded six (6) Ships and several Shore Bases. He rose to the rank of Admiral and took office as Chief of Navy on August 2003 and later became the first Naval Officer to assume the post of the Chief of Defence Force in April 2005.

Tan Sri Dato’ Setia Mohd Anwar is an avid sportsman representing the Navy, the Armed Forces and Malaysia in hockey, most notably during the Asian Games, Tehran in 1974. He continued contributing to hockey in various positions including as President of Malaysian Hockey Federation. He is also an avid golfer and has represented Malaysian Armed Forces in the ASEAN Armed Forces Golf Tournament and continues to lead the Malaysian Golf Association (MGA) as President.

In 2013, Tan Sri Dato’ Setia Mohd Anwar was elected as the President of the Veteran Malaysian Armed Forces Association and continues to be President of Retired Malaysian Navy Officers’ Association. On 3 September 2015, he was elected as the Deputy President of the World Veterans Federation.

Following his retirement from the Armed Forces in 2007, he was appointed Non-Executive Chairman of Lembaga Tabung Angkatan Tentera (Armed Forces Fund Board), Chairman of National Defence University Board (UPNM), Chairman of Titijaya Land Berhad, a public listed company and as a Director of a few private limited companies.

He is currently the Chairman of the University of Nottingham in Malaysia. He has also served for two (2) terms as a Senator in our Dewan Rakyat.