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Mike Wright

Partner and Chief Information OfficerLondon

Serves as McKinsey’s chief information officer, leveraging extensive experience leading technology teams across multiple regions

Mike is a partner based in McKinsey’s UK office and is the Firm’s global chief information officer (CIO). Prior to joining McKinsey, Mike was head of technology for three global financial services organizations for almost 20 years, including a hedge fund manager, an investment asset manager, and an insurance broker. Mike’s global perspective comes from leading technology teams in Switzerland, India, the United States, and the UK.

Prior to his CIO roles, Mike founded and ran a software products company and was a non-executive director of a software startup specializing in digital-rights management. He started his career as a management consultant with two leading professional services firms.

In 2008 and 2010, Mike was voted one of the top-50 CIOs in the UK in a survey by He has also been a CIO advisor for a major global technology company and was part of an initiative with Boston University to explore the strategic direction for offshoring and outsourcing. Recently, Mike participated in a global panel of CIOs at the World Economic Forum in Davos, talking about culture in a connected world.

Mike graduated from Oxford University with an MA in biochemistry after doing research on Parkinson’s disease. Outside of work, Mike enjoys spending time with his family, sports, and travel. He is also actively involved with charity work in different roles.

Published work

Creating a data-driven business at McKinsey,” Interview, CIO (from IDG), May 2020

Culture in a Connected World,” Panelist at the World Economic Forum in Davos, January 2020

Past experience

Man Group PLC
Group head of technology

Fidelity International
Managing director, systems

Willis Group
Group IS director

Software One Limited
Operations director

Andersen Consulting


University of Oxford
MA, biochemistry