Lord Browne of Madingley

Lord Browne of Madingley

Full title

The Lord Browne of Madingley


Edmund Browne



Joined the Lords

28 June 2001

Contact details

External/Private Office



House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 5353
Fax: 020 7219 5979


UK Parliament

Committee House Date
EU Sub-Committee A - Economic and Financial Affairs, and International Trade Lords 2008-11

Political life – other

Job title Organisation Date
Lead Non-Executive Director Cabinet Office 2010-
Chairman Independent Review of Higher Education Funding 2010-10

Professional life

Job title Organisation Date
Partner & managing Director Riverstone LLC 2007-
Non-Executive Director Apax 2006-07
Non-Executive Director Goldman Sachs 1999-07
Non-Executive Director Daimler Chrysler 1998-01
Non-Executive Director Intel 1997-06
Non-Executive Director Smithkline Beecham 1996-99
Group Chief Executive BP plc 1995-07

Public life

Post Organisation Date
Chairman Queen Elizabeth Prize Foundation 2011-
Chairman Blavatnik School of Government Advisory Board 2011-
Chairman Tate Galleries 2009-
President Royal Accademy of Engineering 2006-11
Trustee British Museum 1995-05

Member's focus

Business, industry and consumers
Culture, media and sport
Energy and environment
Russian Federation
United Kingdom
Middle East

Register of Interests

  • 1: Directorships

    • Partner & Managing Director, Riverstone LLC (private equity; energy & power)
    • Chairman, Board of Directors, Cuadrilla Resources Holdings Ltd (oil and gas)
    • Director, Fairfield Energy Ltd (oil and gas)
    • Director, White Rose Energy Ventures LLP (oil and gas)
    • Director, Pattern Energy Group (North American independent wind and transmission company)
    • Director, Riverstone Energy Limited (energy and power)
  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • Chairman, Accenture Global Energy Board (management consultancy)
    • Member, Schlumberger Business Consulting Advisory Group (oil and gas services)
    • Chairman, Stanhope Capital Advisory Board (wealth management)
    • Chairman, Mubadala Oil and Gas International Advisory Board (energy investment)
    • Adviser, PCCW Limited (property and infrastructure)
    • Member, Advisory Board, Letterone Petroleum Limited
    • Book royalties from Weidenfeld & Nicholson, Random House and HarperCollins
    • Speaking engagement, 19th September 2014, UOP
    • Speaking engagement, 11 October 2014, Goldman Sachs
  • 4: Shareholdings (b)

    • Riverstone Holdings LLC (energy & power)
    • Velo Restaurants Ltd (restaurant)
  • 10: Non-financial interests (a)

    • Lead Non-Executive Board Member, Cabinet Office
    • Government Lead Non-Executive Board Member
    • Business Ambassador, UKTI
  • 10: Non-financial interests (b)

    • Senior Fellow, St Anthony's College, University of Oxford
    • Elder Brother, Corporation of Trinity House
    • Chairman, International Advisory Board, Blavatnik School of Government
    • Honorary Member, Advisory Board, Tsinghua School of Economics and Management
  • 10: Non-financial interests (c)

    • Chairman, Board of Trustees, Tate Galleries
    • Chairman, Performance Theatre Advisory Group
    • Chairman, International Advisory Board, Russian Museum
    • Member, Council of the Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Venice (arts and culture)
    • Chairman of the Judges of the Pushkin House 2014/15 Russian non-fiction book prize
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Vice President, Flora and Fauna International
    • Trustee, Blavatnik School of Government Foundation
    • Trustee, Needham Research Institute
    • Trustee, Cambridge China Development Trust
    • Trustee, Cambridge Foundation
    • Chairman, Board of Trustees, Queen Elizabeth Prize Foundation
    • Chairman, Board of Trustees, John Browne Charitable Trust
    • Member, Board of Governors, Folger Shakespeare Library
    • Trustee, Jewish Museum and Tolerance Centre, Moscow
    • Member, Advisory Board, GovernUp
    • Member, Advisory Board, OUT Leadership (LGBT equality organisation)
    • Member, Advisory Panel, OUTStanding (LGBT equality organisation)