Trent has been in the maritime industry for 30 years. He started his Maritime career in the Royal Australian Navy as a submariner before transferring and completing a Merchant Navy Cadetship. He worked for many tier-one companies at sea in the oil and gas sector, such as Teekay, Shell and BP, on Crude, Product and LNG vessels trading worldwide.
In 2006 Trent transferred to a shore-based position with BP in London; since then, he has worked for Shell, Teekay and Toll Group in various senior management and executive positions in the maritime sector. Trent is currently the CEO of Auriga Group, which is the largest private provider of Marine pilotage and Helicopter Marine Pilot Transfer services in Australia, working across 18 different ports.