Brent joined Surgical Specialties in 2011 as the Company’s inaugural Chairman and Non-Executive Director. Brent holds a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Psychology. For the past 30 years, he has gained commercial experience in a range of Executive and Board roles, and as a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Brent’s professional background began in the marketing services industry. In 1992, Brent founded Market Equity and managed its growth into one of Australia’s largest privately owned marketing research companies. In 2005, Market Equity was acquired by Aegis PLC, a world leading marketing research company. Brent spent the following 6 years in Global CEO positions for Synovate (owned by Aegis PLC) overseeing 6,000 employees in 60 countries.
In addition to Brent’s current role as Chairman and Non-Executive Director for Surgical Specialties, Brent is the Chairman for PDC Global, WorkFocus Australia, Etherington, Waveride Capital, and is a Non-Executive Director of Argonaut.