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Michael Sargent

QMIR Berghofer Council Deputy Chair

Mr Sargent has been a member of the QIMR Berghofer Council since 27 November 2014. 

He has more than 45 years’ experience working with some of the world’s leading financial groups. His experience includes stockbroking, merchant banking, financial planning and money market operations.

He was a Fellow of the Certified Practicing Accountants and a Fellow of the Securities Institute of Australia, now known as Finsia. He served as the Queensland President and Australian Vice-President of the Institute. Mr Sargent is an active supporter of the community. He was a charter member of the Rotary Club of Brisbane Mid-City. He has served as the club’s President twice and has also been a Rotary District Treasurer. He is also a past President of the Royal Automobile Club of Queensland and a former Chairman of RACQ Insurance Ltd and its subsidiary companies.

Mr Sargent is a member of the QIMR Berghofer Finance and Audit Committee, the Investment Committee and the Commercialisation Committee. He is also a Director of the Institute’s subsidiary company genomiQa Pty Ltd.