Emeritus Advisory Director
Christopher Wright has been a director of Merifin Capital Group, a privately owned European based investment company since 1987.
Until mid-2003 he served as Global Head of Private Equity and was a Group Board Member of Dresdner Kleinwort working in New York, London and Frankfurt. In 2005-2006, he was Acting Global Head of private equity and infrastructure investing at Standard Bank of South Africa. He is a co-founding board member of Roper Technologies Inc (NYSE, S+P 500), Chairman of YiMei Capital in Shanghai, The Fine Art Group Ltd, London and also of Kestrel Asset Management LLC, Guernsey; a director of Spice PE AG (Switz) and GP Investments Ltd (Lux).
He has chaired the investment committees of and/or serves on several advisory boards of third party managed LBO and venture capital funds in North America and Europe having advised various institutions and family offices, including Hansa Capital, CdB Webtech, affiliates of Gruppo De Agostini, and Time-Partners on investments in private equity, credit and other alternative assets.
He is Honorary Fellow, Corpus Christi College, Oxford, a Trustee of the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra, and a board member of the Sutton Trust charity.