Wayne Stokes was appointed to the role of CFO in 2011 and is responsible for all Finance, Supply Chain and IT functions for Carnival Australia (P&O Cruises, Princess Cruises, Cunard, Holland America Cruises NV and Carnival Cruises). In this role Wayne is a key member of the Executive Team focused on continuing to strategically leverage the exceptional growth that the cruise industry has had over the last 5 years.
Wayne has worked within the accounting arena for 20+ years and has held senior finance positions at blue chips companies, including National Mutual, Morgan Stanley (UK) and the Lend Lease Group (Australia and US).
Prior to taking up the role of CFO at Carnival Australia, Wayne was the European CFO for the Toga Group (Medina Apartments, Vibe Hotels and Travelodge) based in London.
Wayne holds a Bachelor of Business (Swinburne University, Victoria), an Executive MBA from the AGSM and is a Fellow CPA. Originally from Melbourne, Wayne now lives in Sydney and enjoys, when time allows, travelling to unusual places around the world.