Sir Stephen Wright, KCMG (born 7 December 1946 in Quito, Ecuador) is a retired British diplomat who was Chief Executive Officer of International Financial Services London (IFSL) 2008–10 and is currently Senior Adviser to Mitsui & CO Europe plc.
Stephen John Leadbetter Wright was educated at Shrewsbury School and The Queen’s College, Oxford where he studied modern history. He joined HM Diplomatic Service in 1968 and served in Havana, New York, Brussels, New Delhi and Washington, D.C. He was deputy Under-Secretary at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London 2000–02 and Ambassador to Spain (and the Principality of Andorra) 2003–07.
Since retiring from the Diplomatic Service in 2007, Stephen Wright has been a senior adviser to the Good Governance Group as well as CEO of International Financial Services London 2008–10, senior adviser to TheCityUK 2010–11 and Senior Adviser to Mitsui & Co Europe plc since 2008.
Stephen became a trustee of the Zurbaran Trust, part of the Auckland Project, in 2016; and Hon Secretary of the Pilgrims Society of Great Britain in 2017.
He is married with two children, and enjoys music, opera, art, and rowing.