Wayne obtained an M.Phil.in Engineering from Cambridge in 1981 under a Marshall Scholarship. He has returned to the University to conduct research in a variety of projects accumulated through the intervening decades. His interests include: the conservation of endangered species, rural village development innovations in infrastructure and income generation (field studies in Cameroon), innovations is ethical product standards (specifically gold), the financial returns of funding overseas scholarships, and bulk superconductors. While away from Cambridge, Wayne spent nearly 35 years in finance in southeast Asia including founding an investment company start up. He has participated in a number of both corporate and non-profit Boards of Directors.