Wayne joined the Phoenix Group in March 2005 as Corporate Development Actuary and a member of the M&A team that acquired the insurance businesses of Britannic and Abbey National. Following the acquisition by Pearl, he took up the role of Head of Shareholder Value Management responsible for strategic initiatives to increase shareholder value and dividends.
In May 2010 Wayne joined the risk function as Financial Risk Director responsible for the design and implementation of the group's risk management framework and the functions responsibilities under Solvency II. He became Chief Risk Officer in July 2013.
Prior to joining Phoenix Group, Wayne worked as a Consultant with Tillinghast-Towers Perrin where he advised UK and US insurance and reinsurance clients on M&A and financial restructuring initiatives.
Wayne is a graduate of Princeton University and the University of Warwick, a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (US) and a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries (UK).