Mr. John Wight
John Wight is President & CEO of BF&M Limited, a publicly traded company on the Bermuda Stock Exchange. He is also a director of BF&M.
Mr. Wight has 35 years of experience in the financial services sector in Canada and Bermuda. Prior to becoming President and CEO of BF&M in 2005, he held the position of Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer. He started his professional career with Ernst & Young in Montreal before transferring to Coopers & Lybrand (now PWC), in Bermuda. He holds professional designations as a Chartered Professional Accountant and a Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter.
Mr. Wight is the President of the Chamber of Commerce, a Council Member of the Bermuda Stock Exchange, and a member of the Ministry of Finance Insurance Advisory Committee. He is a past Chairman of CPA Bermuda and a past President of the Bermuda Insurance Institute. He is also a director for several companies, including HSBC Bermuda and Chairman of Bermuda Container Line. He just completed a two year term working on a select committee for CPA Canada on establishing rules and regulations for public liability requirements for professional accountants in Canada.
Mr. Wight has a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, with a major in Accounting from Concordia University in Montreal Canada. He also received a graduate degree in Accounting at Concordia prior to earning his Chartered Accountant Designation.