Chris Patten

Former Governor of Hong Kong; University of Oxford

Chris Patten

Specialization: British and European Foreign Policy

The Right Honourable Chris Patten was a Conservative MP from 1979-1992 and held a number of senior posts. In 1992 he was appointed as the last governor of Hong Kong, and oversaw the handover of the colony to China in 1997. From 2000-2004 he was the European Commissioner for Foreign Relations and is currently chancellor of the University of Oxford.

Last Updated: June 16, 2017