Mr. Wright brings over 20 years’ experience to Portofino Resources as President and CEO of Seatrend Strategy Group. He currently serves as a Director of Demetra Minerals, and Good Ventures, and previously served as a Director with Pacific Community Resources Society, Budly Software, the Canadian Freestyle Ski Association and several community associations and municipal advisory boards, including the Gateway Stakeholders’ Advisory Committee for the City of Coquitlam. Additionally, Mr. Wright currently serves as the CFO for several public and private companies including: GTEC Holdings, Centurion Minerals, PayVida Solutions, and Demetra Minerals.
Prior to Seatrend, Mr. Wright spent 6 years in a senior role at Deloitte LLP. He has broad experience working with senior management developing strategies and solutions to business issues mainly related to corporate finance, cost and risk management, and governance focused on clients in the mining, technology, and regulated marijuana sectors. He has been interviewed by Global Business Reports for their report "Territories Mining and Exploration 2012"; and authored “Extracting Value – Yukon Mining 2011” for the Yukon Chamber of Mines.
Mr. Wright is a Chartered Professional Accountant (Certified Management Accountant). He has extensive negotiation training, including the University of British Columbia’s Sauder School programs: “Advanced Negotiation Skills” and “Strategies, Skills and Tactics of Negotiation”. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts, with honours in Environmental Economics from Brock University.