Senior Regulatory Advisor


Wayne improves outcomes in species viability by linking client goals to regulatory compliance solutions and conservation outcomes that are more practically aligned with the landscape. During a 31-year career with the Fish and Wildlife Service, Wayne wrote some of the first ESA section 7 consultations, including work on early pesticide consultations, while managing the largest field office in the agency. More recently he is the founder and principal at W-Squared Consulting and has been heavily involved in biodiversity offset programs and policy at both the national and international level as part of the Business and Biodiversity Offset Programs initiative, helping corporations assess their impacts as well as design and achieve offset strategies.