Lord Browne of Madingley

Chairman of the Advisory Board

Lord Browne is Executive Chairman of L1 Energy and co-Chairman of Wintershall Dea, Europe’s largest independent oil and gas company.

He is Chairman of Huawei UK, Stanhope Capital, and the Accenture Global Energy Board. He sits on the boards of Pattern Energy and IHS Markit, and is a member of the advisory boards of Edelman, Schillings and the big data technology companies Afiniti, Kayrros, and Windward.

He is a former Partner at Riverstone Holdings LLC (2007 – 2015). Lord Browne joined BP in 1966, became a member of the Board in 1992, and was Group Chief Executive from 1995 until 2007.

He was Chairman of the Trustees of the Tate Galleries from 2009 to 2017. He is currently Chairman of the board of the Donmar Warehouse, Chairman of the Courtauld Institute of Art and a Trustee of the Holocaust Educational Trust. He is a member or Chairman of the boards of a number of other organisations, including the Blavatnik School of Government in Oxford.

He is Chairman of the Francis Crick Institute, a Fellow and past President of the Royal Academy of Engineering, and Chairman of the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society and the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining, and an Honorary Fellow of a number of institutions.

He was the UK Government’s Lead Non-Executive Board Member from 2010 to 2015, and chaired the committee that authored the Browne Report, an independent review of higher education published in 2010.