Michael Chou graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting from Systematic College, now known as SEGi University College, in 1999. Michael is also a qualified Chartered Accountant, gaining his qualification in 2001 from Malaysian Institute of Accountants.
He started his career with an audit firm Khoo and Co. as one of the partners of the firm for 12 years. Subsequently he joined Bionas Corporation Berhad as Vice President for three years. Thereafter, he joined AE Multi Holdings Berhad in 2012 as their Financial Controller.