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John Browne, the Lord Browne of Madingley  

Lord Browne was born in 1948. He holds degrees from Cambridge and Stanford Universities. He joined BP in 1966 and he joined the board in 1991. He was appointed Group Chief Executive in 1995 and held that position until May 2007.

He is Executive Chairman of L1 Energy, Fellow and former President of the Royal Academy of Engineering (2006–2011), a Fellow of the Royal Society, and a foreign member of the US Academy of Arts and Sciences. He was appointed a Trustee of the Tate Gallery on 1 August 2007 and Chairman of the Trustees on 26 January 2009. He was appointed the UK Government’s Lead Non-Executive Board member in June 2010 (until 31 January 2015). He is Chairman of the Trustees of the Queen Elizabeth II Prize for Engineering, Chairman of the International Advisory Board of the Blavatnik School of Government at Oxford University, and a member of a variety of other trusts and boards. He chaired the Independent Review of Higher Education Funding and Student Finance (the Browne Review, 2010).

Lord Browne was a Partner at Riverstone Holdings LLC from 2008–2015, and was Chairman of the Advisory Board of Apax Partners LLC from 2006–2007. He was a non-executive director of Goldman Sachs from 1999–2007, a non-executive director of Intel Corporation from 1997–2006, a Trustee of The British Museum from 1995–2005, a member of the Supervisory Board of DaimlerChrysler AG from 1998–2001, and a non-executive director of SmithKline Beecham from 1996–1999.

Lord Browne was voted Most Admired CEO by Management Today from 1999–2002. He was knighted in 1998 and made a life peer in 2001.

Lord Browne is the author of the memoir Beyond Business, the popular science book Seven Elements that Changed the World, The Glass Closet, a commentary on the acceptance and inclusion of LGBT people in business, and Connect, published in September 2015, which examines how companies can succeed by engaging with society.


Tuesday, November 3, 2015

6:30 p.m. - Reception

7:30 p.m. - Dinner

The Ritz-Carlton
1150 22nd St., NW
Washington, DC 20037

Business Attire

Sponsorships begin at $10,000

Elizabeth Conatser
(202) 526-1984 Phone
(202) 526-1985  Fax

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