Rt Hon Lord Chris Patten CANCELLED

  • Event Start: 6th March 2020, 5:00pm
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Chancellor of Oxford University & Last Governor of Hong Kong

Patten is Chancellor of the University of Oxford, and a former Conservative politician.  Patten served as Chairman of the Conservative Party under Major, having previously served as Environment Secretary in Thatcher’s Government.  After losing his seat in Parliament, he was appointed the last British Governor of Hong Kong, overseeing its transition to China in 1997.  Patten has also served as Chairman of the BBC and European Commissioner for External Relations