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Baroness Brown of Cambridge DBE

Chair of the Board,
STEM Learning

Baroness Brown is an engineer, with a career spanning senior roles in industry and academia. Her current interests include climate change and the low carbon economy. She serves as: Vice Chair of the Committee on Climate Change and Chair of the Adaptation Committee; 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 (2008), and is Sector Champion for the Offshore Wind Sector Deal as part of the Government’s Industrial Strategy. She is passionate about education and engineering. She was a member of the Browne Review on university funding and Lord Stern’s review of the Research Excellence Framework. She chairs STEM Learning Ltd., providing of science teacher CPD; and the Henry Royce Institute for Advanced Materials. She is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering and the Royal Society, and was awarded DBE for services to higher education and technology. Baroness Brown sits as a Crossbench Peer, and is a member of the House of Lords European Union Select Committee.

  • Understanding the future challenges to girl’s education and women’s employment and progression in STEM
  • Sharing how STEM learning brings business and education together to inspire future generations of STEM employees through Project ENTHUSE and through the support of the Government’s Industrial strategy
  • Discussing the important role of STEM ambassadors in encouraging more girls and women to pursue careers in STEM
  • Exploring how to ensure girls make the most of new opportunities to gain T levels and qualifications in STEM subjects