Lord Browne of Madingley

Chairman of the Advisory Council, Former CEO of BP Group

Lord Browne was formerly Group Chief Executive of BP and Managing Director of Riverstone Holdings LLC. He is currently Executive Chairman of L1 Energy and Chairman of Wintershall Dea, Europe’s largest independent oil and gas company.

He sits on the boards of IHS Markit and SparkCognition, and is Chairman of Pattern Energy, Windward and the Francis Crick Institute. Lord Browne is a member of the advisory boards of Edelman, Schillings, Blue Bear Capital, the Angeleno Group, Hyperloop TT, and the big data technology companies Afiniti and Kayrros.

He was Chairman of the Trustees of the Tate Galleries from 2009 to 2017, and Chairman of the Donmar Warehouse from 2015 to 2020. He is currently Chairman of the Courtauld Institute of Art, Trustee of the Royal Opera House, and a Trustee of the Holocaust Educational Trust.

He holds degrees in Natural Sciences from Cambridge and an MS in Business from Stanford.