Photographic portrait of Wayne Seaton
The world isn’t a perfect place. I’m passionate about reducing some of the imperfections by transforming how organizations address ESG issues to leave the world a better place for future generations.

Wayne A. Seaton

Managing Director, Financial Accounting Advisory Services, Ernst & Young LLP

Leader driving global ESG services. Relationship builder. Committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. Avid soccer fan and weekend golfer. Passionate about classical piano.

Office Miami, US

Wayne serves as one of the leaders of the FSO FAAS Sustainable Finance Campaign. He has more than 30 years of financial services experience, including over a decade in environmental, social and governance (ESG) and sustainable finance. He focuses on advising financial services clients on sustainable finance, risk, regulatory and compliance management.

Prior to joining the firm, Wayne was Head of Global Fixed Income Product Strategy and Development and Chair of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at an award-winning provider of ESG ratings. He also served as a managing director and Head of Sustainable Public Infrastructure at a global financial institution.

Wayne received his AB from Harvard University and an MBA in Finance and International Business from Columbia Business School. 

How Wayne is building a better working world

"I have assisted organizations with their ESG strategies and helped clients access the capital markets while meeting their sustainable finance commitments. I also helped create an innovative ESG risk ratings product for sovereign issuers that won several industry awards. Additionally, I have served on non-profit boards and been a mentor to many over the years."

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