Sir Tim Hitchens

Sir Tim comes to Wolfson after serving as Chief Executive of the Commonwealth Summit Unit.

Before that he was Director-General, Economic and Consular at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Sir Tim is a graduate of the University of Cambridge and has over thirty years of experience as a diplomat, which have taken him to parts of the world as diverse as Pakistan, Afghanistan, and France. He has spent three years as Foreign and Commonwealth Office director for Africa, and most recently four years as British Ambassador to Tokyo.

President of Wolfson College
Tim Hitchens
Tim Hitchens
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Graduate Trainee Librarian

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Wolfson College is seeking a conscientious, friendly and enthusiastic graduate trainee librarian who possesses a willingness to learn and has a demonstrable commitment to becoming a library and information professional.

Sir Tim Hitchens' Foundation Speech

"It’s my great honour to give this year’s Foundation Dinner speech, and my first. May I start with personal thanks, from Sara and me, to all of you for your welcome and your friendship. We have felt very much at home, very fast. The first of May, when I was inaugurated standing there, through an oath administered by our Visitor Lord Mance down a Skype line from the Supreme Court sitting in Belfast… all that seems a long time ago now.