Mr. Lord Browne serves as Advisory Board Member at Kayrros. He also serves as Executive Chairman, L1 Energy at LetterOne. John is one of the most experienced business leaders in the global energy sector with strong ties to the UK government. He is best known for his role as the CEO of BP between 1995 and 2007. During his tenure, he merged the business with Amoco and Arco, gained access to Russian oil reserves and increased BP's interests in renewable energy. In 2000 he was the first recipient of the Responsible Capitalism Award. Between 2010 and 2015 he was the UK Government's lead non-executive director, charged with recruiting business leaders to reformed departmental boards. He is a former president of the Royal Academy of Engineering and sits as a crossbencher in the House of Lords in the UK. He was elected a fellow of the Royal Society in 2006.