Wayne is the Managing Partner of PKF Lawler and is primarily responsible for the strategic aspect of the business, spending considerable time with the Leadership Team.
Wayne joined the firm as a graduate accountant in 1985. He became a Partner a few years later and then accepted the role as Managing Partner in 1995. Wayne is capable across all disciplines of Accounting but his passion is Leadership.
His zeal for people and leadership enable Wayne to deal with the today, while always looking into the future. Wayne’s role is to imagine the business five years away and work out how to get there. Technology and modern business practices have been a constant part of Wayne’s career. This includes designing and implementing business solutions, paperless office environments and cloud based enterprise systems.
Wayne is an active member of The Taxation Institute, a former Director of the Taxation Institute National Board and has chaired the National Education Advisory Board and Western Australian State Council. Wayne has written a number of technical papers and has presented for various accounting and taxation bodies. Wayne is a Chartered Tax Adviser and a Member of The Taxation Institute.
Wayne is a Fellow member of CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and a Director of PKF Australia Ltd.
Wayne is able to bring considerable Accounting, Governance, Taxation and strategic planning experience to client businesses and Boards and has advised both Not-For-Profit organisations and Companies on these matters.