Wayne Patten


Wayne Patten


Area of Expertise: Wayne specialises in Business Advisory Services, Taxation Services, Audit Services, Business Evaluations and Due Diligence. Wayne has a two-decade long courtship with the hotels industry, having himself owned pubs, liquor stores and a motel. Wayne heads our Hotels Division, providing expertise he has garnered over years of developing his own and his clients businesses, which offers him enviable experience and knowledge which he happily shares with his clients to grow their businesses.

Qualifications: B Bus Commerce, Fellow of Institute of Chartered Accountants PS146, Accredited Family Business Advisor, RMLV and RSA

Membership/ Affiliations: QRDA, TASSCO

Career Overview: Wayne holds several positions on Company Boards, and is a sought after International Speaker. Wayne has had experience in Public Practice since 1996, and experience as a Partner/Director since 2002. Beginning his career in Auditing, Wayne honed his skills with business advisory services to help assist clients in their business. A manager of a large accounting firm, Wayne moved to PJT Accountants and Business Advisors to ultimately take on a partnership role. Wayne is a people person and prefers being at the clients premises rather than sitting in an office.

Life outside PJT: Wayne is known for his lead foot which he tries to keep to the race track, owning his own racing team participating in the Saloon Car series. Wayne also enjoys socialising with friends, fishing in his new runabout when he’s on the Coast, and working on his love/hate relationship with golf.

Quote: Live every day as if it is your last.