Australia has the second largest reserve volumes of lithium in the world, yet only 4% of it is refined or processed in Australia – we send it all offshore.Read more…
Partner & Head of Audit - Perth
National Head of Energy & Resources
Brent joined Grant Thornton as an Audit partner in April 2020. Prior to this, he spent over 30 years working at KPMG providing audit and assurance services to a range of public listed and private companies with both international and domestic operations.
Brent has extensive experience in many industries, but with a focus on the Energy and Natural Resources sector. He has provided professional services to companies operating in the mining, oil and gas, electricity, and renewables industries including upstream operations, development, and production and service companies.
Brent has spent his career advising companies on financial reporting, transaction and asset valuations, due diligence, mergers and acquisitions, joint venture arrangements, contract management and risk management to name a few, He has built a reputation as a trusted advisor by supporting clients to implement cost-effective ways to improve financial performance in response to market conditions.
Brent worked and lived in Calgary, Adelaide and Perth and has direct professional experience in providing advice to clients in 25 countries across all continents. He has extensive understanding of different countries’ economics, regulatory requirements, sovereign risks, opportunities and culture.
The resources sector is an Australian workhorse. Past booms have propelled the country forward into prosperity. It’s provided a buffer during downturns. It has cushioned the COVID blow on our national accounts. And it has a vital role to play in Australia’s economic future as part of the evolving de.....Read more…
Don’t just think iron ore. Australia is truly resource rich – from hydrogen through to lithium and nickel for energy storage, and Rare Earth minerals for computers, smartphones and the aerospace industry.Read more…
- Chartered Accountant – Institute of Chartered Accountants
- Bachelor of Commerce – University of Calgary
- Member of Institute of Company Directors