Lord Browne of Madingley will discuss his new book The Glass Closet: Why Coming Out is Good Business, followed by a Q&A Session.
Lord Browne was CEO of BP from 1995-2007, where he built a reputation as a visionary leader, transforming BP into one of the world's largest companies. He was president of the Royal Academy of Engineering, is a fellow of the Royal Society, a foreign member of the US Academy of Arts and Sciences and chairman of the trustees of the Tate Galleries. He holds degrees from Cambridge and Stanford universities, was knighted in 1998, and made a life peer in 2001. He is now a partner at Riverstone Holdings and the author of the memoir Beyond Business and popular science book Seven Elements that Have Changed the World.