Vice Chairman and Senior Independent Director, Barts Health

Philip Wright

Philip is on the Board of Common Purpose, a charity and social enterprise in leadership development and on the Council of Goldsmiths, University of London. He is a director of Beyond Food Foundation CIC, which seeks to motivate and inspire people who are at risk of or have experienced homelessness. 

In addition he is a Director of Allia, a charity that creates opportunities for people to invest their money for social benefit. He is also is a director of Retail Charity Bonds plc, an issuing vehicle created to raise loan finance for charities in the UK through bonds issued to retail and wholesale investors and listed on London Stock Exchange.

He is also director of Hilden Vineyard LLP since autumn 2014.

Philip was Chairman of Digital Theatre in the online media sector from January 2009 to October 2015.

Philip was Acting Chair Of Barts Health from April to July 2015, vice Chair and non- executive from April 2012 to April 2015. Previous to that he was on the board of NHS London from October 2009 to July 2010 and of Barts and The London from November 2010 to March 2012.

He was Chair of the Lord Mayor's Appeal Committee for 2013/2014.

He is also the author of a book "In Search of Shareholder Value"(1997).

Philip was a Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers until 2011 where he was responsible for some of the firm's major public and private sector clients. He was also responsible for PwC services to non-executive directors. This programme included the effectiveness of the Board and of Board Committees, as well as issues such as remuneration, risk and pensions. Between 1997 and 2003 he was first European then Global Leader for Corporate Finance and Recovery. He was also a member of the firm's Global Executive Leadership Team, responsible for PwC's global strategy and operations.