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John Browne

John Browne

Former CEO of BP, author of ‘The Glass Closet’

John Browne (Lord Browne of Madingley) was CEO of BP from 1995 – 2007, transforming it into one of the world’s largest companies. He was the President of the Royal Academy of Engineering and is a Fellow of the Royal Society, a foreign member of the U.S. Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the Chairman of Trustees for the Tate Galleries and the Donmar Warehouse. He holds degrees from Cambridge and Stanford Universities, was knighted in 1998, and made a life peer in 2001. He is now Chairman of L1 Energy and Huawei UK, and is the author of the memoir Beyond Business, popular science book Seven Elements That Changed the World, The Glass Closet and forthcoming book Connect which shows how companies succeed by engaging radically with society.

www.theglasscloset.org

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