Sir John Roper Wright, 1st Baronet was a British steel manufacturer.
Wright was born in Croston, near Chorley, Lancashire.
He became a pupil at the Soho Engineering Works in Preston and then worked for Sir William Siemens. He established his own company, Wright, Rutler & Company, at Gowerton, near Swansea, and founded a number of steel works. His company was later absorbed by Baldwins Limited, of which he became a director
He became chairman in 1908, succeeding Alfred Baldwin, father of Stanley Baldwin, the future prime minister.
Wright was a prominent Liberal Unionist and unsuccessfully stood for Parliament in 1895 and 1910. He was created a Baronet in the 1920 New Year Honours.