Wayne has been involved with tertiary and international education for 30 years. He started as an English language teacher working in Spain, Turkey, the UK, Australia and New Zealand and over the years had roles as a teacher, teacher trainer, course book writer, Director of Studies, and Principal.
His experience includes both public and private sector and, in addition to working in PTEs, he has held management positions at RMIT university in Australia and Unitec in Auckland.
His extensive experience in working with providers includes working with PTEs, workplace trainers, ITPs and ITOs to develop teaching skills, working with NZQA as an external EER evaluator, and participating in sector-wide working parties and governance groups. He has worked closely with government agencies, both as a provider and as a sector representative.
Wayne brings broad leadership, strategic management, and governance experience, including that gained most recently as Group Principal of ICL Education Group and Chair of English New Zealand, the peak body representing the English language sector.
He has a strong interest in individual, organisational and sector development and works to build strong and trusted relationships with stakeholders and partners and to achieve quality outcomes.
Wayne lives in Auckland