Wayne Harburn was asked by the founder to join her as a Partner in the entity DRPM Group which she founded in 2013. Wayne has taken up the role as CEO for the Group. He began his career in the energy market in New York in 1990 and during the next 18 years worked in Singapore, Hong Kong and finally London. He held the position of European Head of Commodities Trading for BNP Paribas from 1998 to 2004 and after that he went on the build ABN Amro's commodity business as Global Head of Commodities Trading for ABN Amro NV. He left just before it was acquired by RBS. After retiring from banking Wayne was one of the founders of the Corniche Group and held the role of COO through 2007 till 2012. During that time Corniche was involved in the sale of Soho House as well as the purchase of the original site and building of London's Bulgari hotel. During that time he was also directly involved in the purchase and sale of a South American copper mine. Wayne took a two year sabbatical after leaving Corniche and spent the time flying a helicopter around Europe, a hobby he still continues to enjoy. Wayne is originally from Perth, Western Australia but now currently resides full time in London.