Wayne was appointed CFO of Latitude Financial Services in 2016 and is responsible for all aspects of the Finance function including Reporting, Budgeting, Financial Planning and Analysis, Tax, Treasury and Corporate Strategy.
Prior to joining Latitude, Wayne was the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer for KPMG Australia. Wayne led the transformation of the firms operating model, including the restructuring of Strategy, HR, IT, Finance and Planning, Treasury, Property and Procurement. This resulted in significant savings and put in place new leadership across these functions.
Wayne also enjoyed a 20 year career at Telstra in a range of global scale strategic, commercial and leadership roles with a financial focus. Notably he led the Float for the Telstra IPO and was Head of Investor Relations for 6 years. Wayne has worked across a range of businesses including Mobiles, Products, Data, Broadband, Cloud , Media (including Foxtel), Networks, Fixed Line, Digital, Directories, Wholesale, International, IT, Networks, Head Office including Treasury and Operations. He has a deep appreciation of technology and digital strategies with a strong customer centric focus. Wayne played key roles in driving several of the major transformation programmes in his time at Telstra.
Wayne was an investment banker prior to Telstra and specialized in venture capital, IPOs, M&A and cross-border transactions. He has an MBA (Melbourne Business School), Master of Practising Accounting (Monash), AMP (Harvard Business School), Grad Dip of Applied Finance & Investment, B Arch( Hons) and is FCPA, FFSIA, MAICD and CMA.