Gary Wright


Gary Wright is a chartered accountant with over 20 years’ commercial experience.  He is currently Chief Operating Officer and Director of the Great Run Company, event organisers of the Great North Run.  Having previously fulfilled the role of Finance Director, his current role has responsibility for the financial and operational delivery of all events.  

In the past Gary has held roles with KPMG, specialising in Insolvency and Business Turnaround, and with Pentland Brands, primarily in the North East of England but including a period of time in Tokyo, Japan.