Mr. Wright joined the Board in 2002. He served as a non-executive director of Butterfield UK from 2001 through 2014. Mr. Wright retired as a chief executive of Clydesdale & Yorkshire Banks in 2001. Mr. Wright's career in commerical banking spans over 43 years and includes assignments in the UK, India, Sri Lanka, West Africa, Canada, Hong Kong and the United States. He is a visiting Professor at Heriot-Watt University Business School and he serves on the Boards of Directors of several public and private UK and overseas companies, including as Senior Independent Director of DAMAC Properties, Chairman of the Advisory Board of XM International Associates Limited and Director of Rasmala UK Limited. He is also a past President of the Irish Institute of Bankers and a past Vice President of the Chartered Institute of Bankers in Scotland. Mr. Wright was educated at Daniel Stewarts College, Edinburgh.