Michael Wright

Managing Partner, Assurance

As Managing Partner of the Assurance Practice in Oceania, Mike’s leadership goals are to develop and grow our assurance team through innovation and outstanding client service.

Mike is the client service partner for some of EY’s largest Sydney based clients including Coca-Cola Amatil, Metcash and Foxtel.

Previous experience

Mike was previously the Managing Partner of our Sydney Assurance practice, after becoming an EY Australia partner in 2000.

Mike started as a graduate with Arthur Andersen London in 1990, and transferred to Sydney in 1998.

Throughout his career, Mike has worked on the audits of many of our largest clients in a range of industries, particularly focusing on media and consumer products. This has provided him with opportunities to work on major transactions, coordinate global audits and build relationships with senior executive management and Boards of Directors.

Mike is known for providing outstanding service to audit clients and successfully leading account teams on non-audit clients.


Mike is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants England and Wales, and the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia.

Mike also holds an Honours Degree in Business Economics.


Mike enjoys spending time with his family, as well as supporting and participating in a wide range of sports.