Mr Michael Sargent was a Brisbane-based stockbroker and financial planner with over 45 years experience with some of the world’s leading nancial groups.
He began his career with SGIO (now Suncorp) and continued with JB Were and Son, Hall Chadwick Chartered Accountants, the State Bank of South Australia and Wilson HTM, where he was responsible for setting up their money market and xed interest operations.
Mr Sargent was the State Manager for ANZ Stockbroking and retired as Senior Client Advisor for Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, where he oversaw investment in equities and xed interest and other investment categories. His clients included superannuation funds, institutions and local and overseas private clients.
Mr Sargent was a Fellow of the Certi ed 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, Chairman of RACQ Insurance LTD and former State President and Australian Vice-President of the Securities Institute of Australia.
Mr Sargent is a member of the QIMR Berghofer Finance and Audit Committee, the Investment Committee and the Commercialisation Committee.