Christopher Fox, Baron Fox

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The Lord Fox
Chris Fox Bournemouth 1.jpg
Chief Executive of the
Liberal Democrats
In office
Preceded by Chris Rennard
Succeeded byTim Gordon
Member of the House of Lords
Lord Temporal
Assumed office
11 September 2014
Life Peerage
Personal details
Born (1957-09-27) 27 September 1957 (age 61)
Surrey, UK
Political partyLiberal Democrats
Alma materImperial College London

Christopher Francis Fox (Chris Fox) (born 27 September 1957) is a British politician (Liberal Democrat). He was made life peer as Baron Fox, of Leominster in the County of Herefordshire, on 11 September 2014.[1]

He graduated with a BSc in chemistry from Imperial College London.[2] Fox spent a year as president of the Imperial College Student's Union.[3]

As of June 2017 he is Liberal Democrat Spokesperson on Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy in the House of Lords, and a member of the Lords Science and Technology Committee. He was succeeded as Business Spokesman by Chuka Umunna in June 2019. [4]


  1. ^ "No. 60989". The London Gazette. 15 September 2014. p. 17978.
  2. ^ ‘FOX’, Who's Who 2017, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 2017
  3. ^ "Chris Fox". Liberal Democrats. Retrieved 8 June 2018.
  4. ^ "Lord Fox". UK Parliament. June 2017. Archived from the original on 2017-07-01. Retrieved 2017-09-21.

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Party political offices
Preceded by
Wynn Normington Hugh-Jones
Anthony Jacobs
Treasurer of the Liberal Party
1986 – 1988
With: Tim Razzall
Succeeded by
Tim Razzall (Treasurer of the SLD)