Baroness Brown of Cambridge (Julia King) is an engineer with a career that has included senior engineering and leadership roles in industry and academia.
She is also Deputy Chair of the Committee on Climate Change.
She also holds the following positions:
- Chair of the Committee on Climate Change’s Adaptation Committee
- Non-executive director of the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult
- Chair of the Carbon Trust
- The UK’s Low Carbon Business Ambassador
She was non-executive director of the Green Investment Bank and she led the King Review on decarbonising transport (2008).
Baroness Brown is currently supporting the UK offshore wind sector as Sector Champion for the development of the Sector Deal as part of the Government’s Industrial Strategy. She is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering and of the Royal Society, and was awarded DBE for services to higher education and technology.
She is a crossbench Peer and a member of the House of Lords European Union Select Committee.