Wayne Newman has acted as convener of the national working group on matters related to stormwater and road runoff and has administered working groups on stock crossings, low volume roads, shared footpaths and road-rail issues. He was executive officer of the Research and Guidelines Steering Group of the Forum until last year. He is currently co-convener of the Active Modes Infrastructure Group. He is a director of Cresmere Consulting Ltd and has provided executive services to a range of private companies, local authorities and central government agencies, including Crown Law, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry for the Environment. He has been a private consultant since 1990 and acted as leading counsel in two appeals before the Environment Court on behalf of his local resident’s association.