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The Lord Wilson of Tillyorn

KT GCMG FRSE
David Wilson in Cambridge, 2008
Lord High Commissioner to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland
In office
11 April 2010 – 20 July 2011
Preceded by Sir George Reid
Succeeded by James Douglas-Hamilton, Baron Selkirk of Douglas
President of the Royal Society of Edinburgh
In office
3 September 2008 – 4 Julh 2011
Preceded by Sir Michael Atiyah
Succeeded by John Arbuthnott
Chancellor of the University of Aberdeen
In office
6 June 1997 – 6 January 2013
Preceded by Sir Kenneth Alexander
Succeeded by Camilla, Duchess of Rothesay
Master of Peterhouse, Cambridge
In office
1 January 2002 – 3 March 2008
Preceded by Sir John Meurig Thomas
Succeeded by Prof. Adrian Dixon
27th Governor of Hong Kong
In office
9 April 1987 – 9 July 1992
Monarch Elizabeth II
Chief Secretary Sir David Ford
Preceded by Sir Edward Youde
Succeeded by Chris Patten
Personal details
Born 14 February 1935 (1935-02-14) (age 85)
Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland
Spouse(s) Natasha Helen Mary (née Alexander)
Children
  • Peter Wilson
  • Andrew Wilson
Alma mater
Profession Colonial administrator, diplomat, sinologist

David Clive Wilson, Baron Wilson of Tillyorn, KT, GCMG, FRSE (born 14 February 1935) is a retired Scottish administrator, diplomat and Sinologist. He was the 27th Governor of Hong Kong (from 1987 to 1992). He was Lord High Commissioner to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, the British Monarch's representative to the Assembly, in 2010 and 2011.


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