Wayne has supported strategic planning for FPWA, a policy and advocacy not-for-profit that promotes the social and economic well-being of New Yorkers. He also conducts research and analysis for the E Pluribus Unum Fund—a newly formed organization by former Mayor of New Orleans Mitch Landrieu to address race, equity, economic opportunity, and violence in the U.S. South. As part of Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Innovation Teams program, Wayne works with municipal teams tackling their cities’ most urgent problems.
Prior to joining Bennett Midland, Wayne worked at the Korean Educational Development Institute where he facilitated discussions among scholars on education reform both in South Korea and abroad. In addition, he worked with the North Korea Intellectuals Solidarity, translating news stories on North Korea and helping document integration processes of the North Korean defectors living in Seoul. Wayne designed his own major at Brown University called Critical Humanities and holds an MA in Philosophy from the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium.