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Ep50: Lord John Browne 'Beyond Net Zero‪'‬ Cleaning Up. Leadership in an age of climate change.

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Lord Browne is a Senior Advisor at General Atlantic on climate and Net Zero, providing strategic support and advice to the firm’s investment teams and portfolio companies.

He served as Group Chief Executive of BP from 1995 to 2007, after having joined the company in 1966 as a university apprentice.

In 2007, Lord Browne joined Riverstone, where he was co-head of the world’s largest renewable energy private equity fund until 2015. He is currently Chairman of Wintershall Dea, Europe’s largest independent oil and gas company. He is independent co-Chairman of the Prime Minister’s Council on Science and Technology, Chairman of the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering, Chairman of the Courtauld Institute of Art, and a past President of the Royal Academy of Engineering.

Lord Browne was the UK Government’s Lead Non-Executive Board Member from 2010 to 2015. He was knighted in 1998 and made a life peer in 2001. Lord Browne is the author of five books.

Further reading:

Lord Browne joins General Atlantic as Senior Advisor[Official Bio] (April 2021)
https://www.generalatlantic.com/media-article/lord-browne-joins-general-atlantic-as-senior-advisor-focused-on-climate-and-net-zero/

Saving the planet needs faith and science (May 2021)
https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/saving-the-planet-needs-faith-and-science-v2bzrl28z

Make, Think, Imagine: Engineering the Future of Civilisation (2019)
https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/1526605716?ie=UTF8&tag=finantimes-21&camp=1634&linkCode=xm2&creativeASIN=1526605716

Lord Browne is a Senior Advisor at General Atlantic on climate and Net Zero, providing strategic support and advice to the firm’s investment teams and portfolio companies.

He served as Group Chief Executive of BP from 1995 to 2007, after having joined the company in 1966 as a university apprentice.

In 2007, Lord Browne joined Riverstone, where he was co-head of the world’s largest renewable energy private equity fund until 2015. He is currently Chairman of Wintershall Dea, Europe’s largest independent oil and gas company. He is independent co-Chairman of the Prime Minister’s Council on Science and Technology, Chairman of the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering, Chairman of the Courtauld Institute of Art, and a past President of the Royal Academy of Engineering.

Lord Browne was the UK Government’s Lead Non-Executive Board Member from 2010 to 2015. He was knighted in 1998 and made a life peer in 2001. Lord Browne is the author of five books.

Further reading:

Lord Browne joins General Atlantic as Senior Advisor[Official Bio] (April 2021)
https://www.generalatlantic.com/media-article/lord-browne-joins-general-atlantic-as-senior-advisor-focused-on-climate-and-net-zero/

Saving the planet needs faith and science (May 2021)
https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/saving-the-planet-needs-faith-and-science-v2bzrl28z

Make, Think, Imagine: Engineering the Future of Civilisation (2019)
https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/1526605716?ie=UTF8&tag=finantimes-21&camp=1634&linkCode=xm2&creativeASIN=1526605716

46 min