Chancellor of Oxford University. Formerly Member of the European Commission and Governor of Hong Kong.
Chancellor, University of Oxford (2003-); Life Peer (2005-).
Formerly: Chairman of the BBC Trust (2011-2014); Co-Chairman, International Crisis Group (2004-2012); Chancellor, University of Newcastle (1999-2009); Member, European Commission (1999-2004); HM Governor of Hong Kong (1992-97); Chairman of the Conservative Party (1990-1992); Secretary of State for the Environment (1989-1990); Member of Parliament, Conservative, Bath (1979-92).
An Honorary Governor (2011-), The Ditchley Foundation.