Sir John Browne was Group Chief Executive of BP Amoco p.l.c. until May 2007.
He holds a degree in Physics from Cambridge University and an MS in Business from Stanford University, California. He has also been awarded Honorary Doctorates from Heriot Watt University (D.Eng) and Robert Gordon University (D.Tech). He is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, a Fellow of the Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, an Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Chemical Engineers and an Honorary Fellow of St John's College, Cambridge.