Who we are Our people IHQ Directors Andrew Wright - Secretary General Following the University of St Andrews and Cambridge University, Andrew Wright was ordained in Liverpool Cathedral and went to serve as a curate in one of Liverpool’s most deprived estates. From there he went on to serve in parishes in Carlisle and Wigan before becoming Chaplain of St Edward’s School in Oxford. After 16 years he moved on to become Senior Chaplain and Director of Operations at the Royal National Mission to Deep Sea Fishermen before becoming Secretary General of the Mission to Seafarers in 2013. Andrew is married to Julia and has four children, the youngest of whom is a bona fide seafarer. In what little spare time he has, he enjoys mountain walking, sailing and theatre – and is also determined to expand his knowledge of history and art history. Keep up with updates from the Secretary General on Twitter by clicking here.