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    Baroness Brown

Professor King is an engineer, with an outstanding career in academia (Cambridge University, Imperial College, Ashton University) and in business and engineering at Rolls-Royce plc. Her current interests include climate change adaptation and mitigation and the low carbon economy. She serves as: Vice Chair of the UK Committee on Climate Change (CCC), Chair of the Carbon Trust; non-executive director of the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult; Council member of Innovate UK. She led the King Review for the Treasury on decarbonising transport, was the Prime Minister’s Business Ambassador for Energy for ten years and served as a non-executive director of the Green Investment Bank. She is passionate about education and engineering. Professor King 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. In 2015 she was elevated to the Peerage as The Baroness Brown of Cambridge. She sits as a crossbench Peer and is a member of the House of Lords European Union Select Committee.