Business Lecture Patrick Horgan, Rolls-Royce – Podcast

For those who missed the excellent talk last month from  Patrick Horgan, OBE, Regional Director, North-East Asia for Rolls-Royce we are pleased to offer you the chance to hear his talk via this podcast.


Patrick, a graduate of Oxford University, and a Mandarin speaker with a background which spans business, diplomacy and cultural relations, is Regional Director North-East Asia for Rolls-Royce, covering China, Japan and Korea, based in Beijing.

patrickhorgan  Previously, he was managing director of an international corporate advisory firm in China, advising leading MNCs on direct investment and on policy issues, both in China and in other Asian emerging markets. Prior to that, Patrick worked at Jardine Matheson in Hong Kong.

In 2007 he was awarded an OBE for services to the British business community in China.  Patrick has also held various external roles and advisory appointments, such as Chairman of the British Chamber of Commerce in China (2004-06), and member of the China Advisory Council for the EU. From 2009-2011 he also served as Counsellor for Education at the British Embassy in Beijing and Director of the British Council’s programmes across Greater China. He is currently Vice President of the European Chamber of Commerce in China.

Originally from South West Scotland Patrick first went to China to live and work in 1989. He lives in Beijing with his wife and three children.

Patrick’s  talk is entitled:”What next for international investment in China, and Chinese investment in Europe? Personal reflections and the story of Rolls-Royce in China.”

This will take place on Thursday 27th October from 6pm in the Royal College of Surgeon’s King Khalid Auditorium which can be accessed directly from Hill Square.  Please book here via Eventbrite.

We are delighted that our partner for this talk is the China Britain Business Council.

For a record of all speakers who have appeared in the Institute’s Business Lecture Series please click here.