Wayne joined the Board in September 2017 as an Independent Director. With over fifteen years’ experience in the financial services industry, Wayne has forged a strong governance and executive management career. Wayne brings a wealth of knowledge to the PMG board, especially in developing and maintaining a strong governance framework.
Wayne holds a Doctorate in Business Administration from the Southern Cross University in New South Wales, a Masters Business Administration from Deakin University in Melbourne and a graduate Diploma of Insurance from Deakin University, Melbourne. Wayne also studied a Bachelor of Law at the University of Otago, and a Bachelor of Arts at Victoria University.
Wayne is a fellow and mentor of the Australia New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF) and a fellow of the Institute of Management New Zealand (IMNZ). Wayne attained a specialised MBA in Finance and Risk from Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia.
His experience includes professional appointments such as chairman, company secretary, director and chief executive for a number of companies, both locally and overseas (e.g. South Korea, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands), including NZX and local government companies.
Wayne was born, raised and educated in Tauranga. He is interested in all sports and has worked with various sporting teams, even the Papua New Guinea Sevens team. In his spare time Wayne enjoys fishing, diving and hunting.