Wayne and his wife Julia have lived in the Wakatipu Basin for over 25 years, with all four of their children attending WHS. Wayne served on the WHS Board of Trustees from 2010 and left to establish the WHSF in 2013. He served on the WHSF board until 2016 and returned in 2019 as the Chair until November 2022.
Wayne is a director/shareholder of Trinity group of companies which covers property development and bespoke residential construction. Wayne and Trinity have been active in supporting the Wakatipu community throughout the years including the local rowing club, sponsoring other local activities, previous chairman of the Historic Places Trust local branch, and served on QLDC committees.