Taylor Wright

Global Co-Head of Investment Banking 

Taylor Wright is Global Co-Head of Investment Banking and a member of the Group Executive Committee at Barclays, based in New York. He is also a member of the Investment Bank Management Team and is Co-Chair of the Investment Banking Management Team.

Appointed to his current role in 2023, Taylor co-leads and sets the strategy for the Investment Banking business across coverage, capital markets and mergers & acquisitions. He was previously the Global Co-Head of Capital Markets, and prior to that, Co-Head of Equity Capital Markets for the Americas.

Taylor has over 30 years of experience in Investment Banking and Capital Markets. Prior to joining Barclays, he spent 25 years at Morgan Stanley in New York and Hong Kong, principally in Equity Capital Markets.

Over his career, Taylor has originated and led more than US$250 billion of equity and equity-linked offerings across multiple industries and geographies. Taylor has played key roles in transactions for, among others, Arm Holdings, AIG, AIB, AXA/Equitable, RBS/Citizens Financial, GE, Korea Telecom, Moelis & Company, Ryan Specialty, UMC and Tradeweb, has led TARP refinancings for multiple US regional banks, and was an advisor to the US Department of Treasury during the financial crisis.
Taylor received an MBA from the University of Virginia’s Darden Graduate School of Business Administration and received a BA degree in English from Cornell University.