Brent commenced as Senior Trade and Investment Commissioner Taiwan in
January 2020, leading a team of 12 staff members.
Brent facilitates commercial engagement on behalf of Australian firms in a
number of sectors, including health and biotechnology, financial services,
renewable energy, agribusiness, education and training.
Brent has 15 years of public and private sector experience in
international trade policy and promotion, including the China-Australia
Free Trade Agreement and business consultations for the European
Commission. Prior to his Taipei posting, Brent was Trade and Investment
Commissioner in Shanghai from February 2014 to December 2019. He was responsible
for e-commerce, food & beverage and agriculture initiatives and
Australia’s participation in the China International Import Expo in 2018
Brent holds bachelor degrees in International Business and Chinese.