And who is Wayne Morris anyway?

For people who like stories:

Born in New Plymouth, New Zealand [and still living there] Wayne is the Managing Director of Future Edge Ltd, a consultancy that specialises in leading, learning and creating, working with individuals, teams in a wide range of organisations throughout New Zealand.

After initial training in teaching and counselling Wayne taught at all levels of the New Zealand education system - primary, secondary and tertiary - his last 'real job' being that of staff development coordinator and complaints mediator in a tertiary institution.

He has also held senior management positions in the education and manufacturing sectors. Founding Future Edge in 1999 he has worked as a consultant trainer and coach in a range of manufacturing industries, education and training, social services, the oil and gas industry and local authorities throughout New Zealand. He is regarded as an experienced, pragmatic and entertaining facilitator, trainer, consultant and coach and he still doesn't really know what he wants to be when he grows up!

On the business front Wayne specialises in leadership development, team and organisational development, workplace creativity & innovation and performance coaching.

As an artist Wayne was a foundation member of the Taranaki Artists Co-op and began exhibiting in 1981 and has exhibited regularly ever since. He has works in private collections in New Zealand, the UK and the United States.

He has been very involved in community arts over the years at local, regional and national levels.

Wayne is also passionate about all sorts of percussion and plays drums in band called Gumboot Tango [it could only be a New Zealand band!] that specialises in 'Kiwi' music and has performed at festivals throughout New Zealand including WOMAD.

He is the director of / partner in other businesses that include forestry, education and training and marketing.

For people who like letters and lists:

T Col Dip [Dist], TTC, Cert ATE, Cert Adult Learn, Cert Prof Lead, Cert QSAP, H Dip T [Art Ed], B Ed [Voc Ed & Training], Dip Ed [Guidance], PG Dip Bus & Admin [HRD], NLP Practitioner, M Ed[Org Learn & Dev].

Salvage arts & design
Gumboot Tango & other musical adventures

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