Wright, Peter

Managing Consultant
Insurance Dispute Resolution Services of B. C.
1300 – West Pender St,
Vancouver, BC V6E 2M6

Direct Tel: 604 606 8014
E-mail: pwright@ibabc.org


Peter Wright has been involved in the insurance industry in British Columbia for 64 years. He has been active in every aspect of the Marine and General Insurance field throughout  his career as both Broker and Underwriter and has held senior management positions with Dale & Company Limited, the Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company of Canada and Axa Pacific Insurance Company.

He is a pioneer in the ADR field having acted as a facilitator, mediator and arbitrator for over 24 years.

Peter is also an International Marine Insurance Consultant, Arbitrator, Mediator and  Expert Witness. He presents seminars and lectures on subjects which include conflict management, negotiation skills, ethics, communication and marine insurance. Assignments have taken him to places which include London, South Korea, Japan, China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Russia and Norway.


Professional Affiliations:

  • Past President and Honourary Life Member of the Association of Marine Underwriters of British Columbia
  • Past Chair, Hull Committee
  • Canadian Board of Marine Underwriters
  • Past President and Director of the Vancouver Maritime Arbitrators Association
  • Past Vice- President  (West) Canadian Maritime Arbitrators Association
  • Past Trustee of the B.C. International Commercial Arbitration Centre
  • Past Director, B.C. Arbitration and Mediation Institute
  • Past Director, B. C. Mediation Development Association
  • Roster Member of B.C. Mediate Society
  • Chair, Tenth International Congress of Maritime Arbitrators – Vancouver 1991



  • Chartered Arbitrator