Stephen Wright (diplomat)
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 and senior adviser to TheCityUK 2010–11.
He is married with two children, and enjoys music, opera, art, travel and rowing.
- WRIGHT, Sir Stephen (John Leadbetter), Who's Who 2012, A & C Black, 2012; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2011, accessed 21 June 2012
- An interview with Sir Stephen Wright KCMG at the Wayback Machine (archived October 6, 2008) from pr-inside.com
- Stephen Wright named CEO of International Financial Services London, 26 November 2007
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