Francis Wright
Francis Wright
Managing Director & Co-Founder
Turquoise International

Francis is a Managing Director and co-founder of Turquoise, a merchant bank specialising in clean energy and sustainable technology. He has over 20 years’ experience in corporate finance and has advised on fundraising and M&A transactions in most clean energy/technology sub-sectors. Francis also played a leading role in developing the firm’s investment management business. The £20m Low Carbon Innovation Fund (LCIF) invested in over 20 companies, mostly as lead investor, and helped to attract £55m of co-investment. A second fund, LCIF2 began investing earlier this year following an initial fundraising of £11m. Francis has been an investor representative on the boards of companies including Breathing Buildings, GT Energy, Push Energy, Weeding Technologies and CPT. Prior to Turquoise he worked in various investment banking roles at Close Brothers, RBS and Merrill Lynch.

Email: francis.wright@incisive-events.com