Kerry McGlynn, who entered Hong Kong government service in 1974 and was spokesman for the last colonial governor, Chris Patten. Picture: Jonathan Wong

Chris Patten’s Hong Kong aide Kerry McGlynn on the handover, coining Asia’s World City slogan and never quite retiring

Australian former journalist Kerry McGlynn, the man behind Hong Kong’s branding as Asia’s World City, recalls the last British governor’s ‘amazing’ sense of humour and how the ‘heavens wept’ when Chinese rule resumed

Topic |   Old Hong Kong

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Kerry McGlynn, who entered Hong Kong government service in 1974 and was spokesman for the last colonial governor, Chris Patten. Picture: Jonathan Wong
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