CORE's Team

Wayne Bonnett

Corporate Services Champion


1994 Bachelor of Commerce and Management - Lincoln University
1987 Bachelor of Arts - University of Canterbury

Contact details


P: 0800 267 301

M: 021 817 159

Region: Canterbury

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Professional profile

Wayne is an experienced finance professional who has worked both in the corporate and public sectors and believes that everybody should have access to a quality education, which is why he has been involved with the education sector for close on 20 years.

In his previous roles, Wayne has lived and worked in the UK and Canada with the aim of improving business functions and supporting teams to be the best they can be and to ensure our customers are satisfied.

Wayne’s brief is to ensure that CORE Education remains a leading provider of education products and services in New Zealand as well as help to develop new markets and relationships.


Wayne has expertise in:

  • financial management
  • leading teams
  • systems improvement
  • relationship building.

Professional body membership

Member of Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ)

Personal statement

I am delighted to be working for an organisation that values its staff, is truly bicultural as well as seeking to transform education in New Zealand.

Outside of work I enjoy travel, playing some tennis and watching rugby as I am too old to play nowadays.