Skip to main content

David Owen

    Professional affiliation

    British politician; Former Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

    Full Biography

    DAVID OWEN served as Foreign Secretary under James Callaghan from 1977 until 1979, and later co-founded and went on to lead the Social Democratic Party (SDP). He is the author of books including The Hidden Perspective (2014) and Cabinet’s Finest Hour (2016).