Christopher Hum

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Sir
Christopher Hum
KCMG
United Kingdom Ambassador to People's Republic of China
In office
2002–2006
Preceded by Sir Anthony Galsworthy
Succeeded by Sir William Ehrman
Master of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge
In office
2006–2012
Preceded by Neil McKendrick
Succeeded by Sir Alan Fersht
Personal details
Born January 27, 1946 (1946-01-27) (age 68)
Children 2
Alma mater Pembroke College, Cambridge

Sir Christopher Owen Hum KCMG (born 27 January 1946) was the 41st Master of Gonville and Caius College, one of the oldest colleges of the University of Cambridge. He held this post from his installation on 16 January 2006 to October 2012, prior to which he was Her Majesty's Ambassador to the People's Republic of China. William Ehrman CMG was appointed as Her Majesty's Ambassador to the People's Republic of China as Hum's successor. Hum was educated at Berkhamsted School and read modern languages at Pembroke College, Cambridge, where he is an Honorary Fellow. He is married with two children.

Offices held[edit]

Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
Sir Anthony Galsworthy
British Ambassador
to China

2002-2006
Succeeded by
Sir William Ehrman
Academic offices
Preceded by
Neil McKendrick
Master of Gonville and Caius College,
University of Cambridge

2006-2012
Succeeded by
Sir Alan Fersht

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