Tanya N. Wright is the Founder and CEO of World Cooperation Group, a business and legal consultancy Firm. She brings over 15 years of legal and financial services expertise to The Group and has earned national, regional and international respect as an astute business professional.
In 2000, Attorney Tanya Wright was appointed the first Manager of Bank of The Bahamas Trust Limited where she helped to design and introduce the concepts of personal, real estate, insurance and pension benefits Trusts to the Bahamian public. She later broke new ground, steering the first Trust company for Bahamians through early development. Three years later, while maintaining the leadership of the Trust company, she became the progressive bank's first Manager of Business Development, Marketing and Public Relations.
When elected President of The Bahamas Chamber of Commerce in May 2005, she became the youngest president in the Chamber's 200 year history and the third woman to hold the organization's highest post.
As Chamber President she helped to reposition this august business institution as an influential voice of its membership and the entire business community and the premier representative of The Bahamian private sector. In her Two (2) consecutive terms in office she spearheaded Private Sector Missions around the world creating and strengthening relationships of Cooperation with regions in India, China, Latin America, The Caribbean, North and South America.
Her role as President of The Bahamas Chamber of Commerce had her in frequent consultation with key public and private sector stakeholders, on issues of National and International relevance and importance.As Vice President and Director of The Caribbean Association of Industry and Commerce, CAIC, the umbrella organization for the Regional Private Sector, she has participated in many Business and Heads of Government forum including the inauguration of the Caribbean Business Council in 2006. Prior to joining Bank of The Bahamas Trust Limited, Mrs. Wright was a partner in a local law firm for several years, during which time she was appointed Acting Stipendiary and Circuit Magistrate. She has lectured in Contract Law and Labour Law at various local institutes and has led numerous seminars on Trusts, Wills and other legal/financial matters.
As President of World Cooperation Group, Mrs. Wright expects to continue her representation of the business community by providing consultancy and services to assist Bahamians and their businesses in pursuit of greater participation and equity ownership in the Bahamian and Globaleconomy for a stronger more competitive local private sector force. Mrs. Wright attended St. Augustine's College in Nassau and received her LLB (Hons.) law degree from the University of London, England in 1990. She passed her Bar Finals exam in 1991 and was called to the Bar of The Bahamas, England and Wales. She served on the Social Security Reform Commission on National Insurance and the Advisory and Core team for the Domestic Investment Board.
On May 25th 2007 Mrs. Wright was appointed to serve as a Senator in Upper House of the Parliament of The Commonwealth of The Bahamas.
Married to Michael H. Wright, she is the mother of three young children, Michael, Mya and Madison.
World Cooperation Group, Business and Legal Consultants, P. O. Box N-8522 Nassau, The Bahamas. Telephone: (242) 325-6666 or (242)325-8905 Telefax: (242) 326-4064. Email: Info@WorldCooperationGroup.com