John Browne

Executive Chairman

L1 Energy

John Browne (Lord Browne of Madingley) is the Executive Chairman of L1 Energy. He was previously CEO of BP from 1995–2007, transforming it into one of the world’s largest companies. He was knighted in 1998, and made a life peer in 2001.  John Browne is Chairman of Huawei UK, the Tate Galleries and Donmar Warehouse and has authored the memoir Beyond Business, popular science book Seven Elements that Have Changed the World, The Glass Closet, a commentary on the acceptance and inclusion of LGBT people in business and most recently, Connect about how companies succeed by engaging radically with society.