Wayne has 30 years’ experience in public venues, events and sport. He has been a Venue Manager, Risk Manager, and Health and Safety Manager for the Australian Sports Commission. Additionally, he has held senior risk management and safety roles for the Sydney 2000 Olympics and Salt Lake City 2002 Olympic Games; and has consulted internationally in risk management, health and safety, emergency management, business continuity and security.

Wayne has been an instructor for 11 years in risk management for the Venue Managers Association’s Venue Management School, (and currently holds the position of Chair of this School). He holds a Certified Facility Executive (CFE) designation awarded by the International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM), a Master Degree in Risk Management, a Bachelor of Administration, a Certificate 4 in Security Risk Management, and is an Associate Safety Management System Auditor.