2017 WORLD OIL & GAS WEEK AWARDS DINNER
On 5th December, the Oil & Gas Council hosted 2017’s World Oil & Gas Week Awards at the Supernova in London. 700 senior energy, finance and investment executives joined together to celebrate the recipients of 11 awards including our Lifetime Achievement Awards winner, Lord John Browne.
Congratulations to all winners:
The LORD BROWNE of Madingley
Lord Browne was born in 1948. He holds degrees in Physics from Cambridge and an MS in Business from Stanford.
He joined BP in 1966 as a university apprentice, between 1969 and 1983 had a variety of exploration and production posts in North America and the UK, and in 1984 became Group Treasurer and Chief Executive of BP Finance International. He held senior roles during the BP/Standard and BP/Amoco mergers in 1987 and 1998 and was appointed Group Chief Executive in 1998. He left in 2007.
He is Executive Chairman of L1 Energy and Chairman of Huawei UK, Stanhope Capital, and the Accenture Global Energy Board. He is a director of Pattern Energy and a member of the advisory boards of Edelman, Schillings and the big data technology companies Afiniti, Kayrros, Windward and Neos.
Lord Browne was voted Most Admired CEO by Management Today every year between 1999 and 2002, was knighted in 1998 and made a life peer in 2001.
He was Chairman of the Trustees of the Tate Galleries from 2009 to 2017. He is currently Chairman of the board of the Donmar Warehouse and Chairman of the Courtauld Institute of Art. He is a member of the boards of a number of other organisations, including the Blavatnik School of Government in Oxford.
He is Chairman of the Francis Crick Institute, and is a Fellow and past President of the Royal Academy of Engineering. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society and the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining, and an Honorary Fellow of a number of institutions.
He was the UK Government’s Lead Non-Executive Board Member from 2010 to 2015, and chaired the committee that authored the Browne Report, an independent review of higher education published in 2010.
In 1999, The Royal Academy of Engineering awarded him the Prince Philip Medal for his outstanding contribution to engineering. He has also been awarded Honorary Doctorates from a number of leading universities, is an Honorary Fellow of John’s, Cambridge, and is a Senior Member of St Antony’s College, Oxford.
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