Iain Wright became Chief Risk Officer in February 2016. Prior to this, he worked for Sun Life Financial as Chief Risk Officer of the UK business in 2011 and transferred to the Head Office as Senior Vice President, Enterprise and Operational Risk in 2013. Mr Wright began his career as a chartered accountant with Deloitte, and later moved to the London Stock Exchange where he carried out a number of roles, completing his career there as Head of Equity and Debt Markets. When the FSA was formed in 2000, Mr Wright formed part of the leadership team, heading up the supervision of major insurance groups. Moving to Prudential as Chief Risk Officer of the UK and Europe business, Mr Wright remained in the role for three years before leaving to establish an insurance and regulatory consultancy in 2009.
Mr Wright has a BA (Hons) in Accounting and Financial Management from the University of Sheffield and is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Mr Wright is a member of the Board and Chair of the Audit & Risk Committee of the Institute of Risk Management.