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Ian Wright

Chief Operations Officer



Professional Summary

Ian Wright is the Chief Operations Officer of EMEA for Silicon Valley Bank and is responsible for providing executive and strategic leadership for the operational and service support functions for SVB across the entire region. Ian has specific responsibility for the Client Service, Operations, IT Operations and Change Management functions and for delivering a high quality service to clients and fellow staff in an efficient and effective manner.

Prior to joining SVB, Ian worked for over 30 years with the Royal Bank of Scotland across a variety of disciplines. During this time, Ian held multiple executive and senior management roles with responsibility for leading and transforming diverse sets of businesses.

By holding numerous business and programme leadership roles, Ian has demonstrated his ability to deliver material, complex and transformational programmes that have incorporated target operating model design, process re-engineering through lean and automation, offshoring, cultural change and engagement, structural harmonisation and infrastructure streamlining

Ian has a passion for music and an obsession with music from the 1980s. He enjoys spinning, dog walking and travelling on overseas holidays, particularly to Italy, USA and Thailand.

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