Patrick Horgan is Director of Global Government Relations for Rolls-Royce. From 2011-2018 he was Regional Director, North-East Asia, based in Beijing. Prior to that, he was managing director of an international corporate advisory firm in China, advising leading MNCs on direct investment and on policy issues in China and other Asian emerging markets. In 2007 he was awarded an OBE for services to the British business community in China. He started his business career with Jardine Matheson, in Hong Kong. Patrick has also held various external roles, board positions 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.