2011 Milken Institute Summit

2011 Milken Institute Summit

Lord John Browne


Speaker's Biography

Lord John Browne

Partner and Managing Director, Riverstone


Lord John Browne is a partner and managing director of Riverstone and co-head of Riverstone′s Renewable Energy Funds. Prior to joining Riverstone in 2007, he spent 41 years at BP, most recently as group chief executive. At BP, he held many senior roles, including managing director and board member, group treasurer, and managing director and CEO of BP Exploration. Browne is chairman of a variety of advisory boards, serving on the boards of CODA Holdings and Cuadrilla Resources. He was appointed the U.K. government′s lead non-executive board member in 2010. He was president of the Royal Academy of Engineering from 2006 to 2011, a fellow of the Royal Society, and a foreign member of the U.S. Academy of Arts and Sciences. Browne was voted Most Admired CEO by Management Today from 1999 to 2002. The recipient of 18 honorary degrees, he was knighted in 1998 and made a life peer in 2001. He holds degrees from Cambridge and Stanford Universities. Lord Browne′s memoirs, "Beyond Business," were published in February 2010.


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