Mr Sargent is a Brisbane-based accountant and financial planner with over 50 years experience with some of the world’s leading financial groups.
He began his career with SGIO (now Suncorp), and continued with JB Were and Sons, Hall Chadwick Chartered Accountants, the State Bank of South Australia and Wilson HTM, where he was responsible for setting up their money market and fixed interest operations.
Mr Sargent was the State Manager for ANZ Stockbroking and Senior Client Advisor for Morgan Stanley Smith Barney where he oversaw investment in equities and fixed interest and other types of investment. His clients included superannuation funds, institutions and overseas clients.
Mr Sargent is a Fellow of the Certified Practicing Accountants FCPA and a Fellow of the Securities Institute of Australia FSIA – known as Finsia. He has been an active supporter of the community as a charter member of the Rotary Club of Brisbane-Mid City and Club President and Rotary District Treasurer, board member and former President of the Royal Automobile Club of Queensland and former State President and Australian Vice-President of the Securities Institute.