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Sir Tim Hitchens

President of Wolfson College

Governing Body Fellow

College Department
President's Office
01865 274102

Sir Tim came to Wolfson in 2018 after 35 years in the British Diplomatic Service. He studied English at Christ’s College Cambridge. His last overseas posting was as British Ambassador to Tokyo. Before that he was Africa Director. His postings took him to Pakistan, Afghanistan, France and Japan. For four years he was Assistant Private Secretary to The Queen.

Sir Tim is also Chairman of the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation (a charity which funds scholarships for young people to travel to Japan) and he is a Commonwealth War Graves Commissioner

If any college members would like to make an appointment with the President, please contact presidents.office@wolfson.ox.ac.uk.