The Lord Browne of Madingley portrait
The Lord Browne of Madingley


Lord Browne is Executive Chairman of L1 Energy and the Chairman of Huawei Technologies (UK) Ltd. He was a Partner of Riverstone Holdings LLC from 2007–2015 and the Government’s Lead Non-Executive Director from 2010–2015. He was President of the Royal Academy of Engineering 2006–2011 and is current Chairman of the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering. Lord Browne served as Chief Executive of BP plc from 1995–2007 and on a variety of corporate boards, including Intel, DaimlerChrysler and Goldman Sachs. He was a Trustee of the British Museum from 1995–2005, Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Cambridge Judge Business School until June 2010, and is now Chairman of the International Advisory Board of the Blavatnik School of Government in Oxford. He is the Chairman of the Donmar Warehouse and a Fellow of the Royal Society, the Royal Academy of Engineering, and the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. Lord Browne joined the Board of Trustees in August 2007 and was appointed Chairman in January 2009.

Appointment information

Appointed by: Prime Minister
Appointment: 1 August 2007 (appointed Chairman 21 January 2009)
Term expires: 31 July 2011
Re-appointment: 1 August 2011
Term expires: 31 July 2015
Re-appointment: 1 August 2015
Term expires: 31 July 2017

Other Membership:

  • Governance and People Committee (Chairman)
  • Finance and Operations Committee
  • Millbank Development Committee
  • Trustee of Tate Foundation