A born and bred Northlander, Brent has been Chief Executive at Sport Northland since 1999. Brent enjoys the challenge of leading a complex organisation that contributes hugely to the community and to enriching Northlander’s lives. In addition to the core RST business, Sport Northland owns six facilities across the region and runs an award-winning event series.
Brent is experienced in governance, having held a variety of directorships since 1996, from local to national level. He has been on the board of Recreation Aotearoa since 2018, is a director of the Northland Emergency Services Trust (Rescue Helicopter) and is deputy chair of the Northland Community Foundation.
In 2016 he was awarded the CK Doig Leadership Award at the NZ Sport and Recreation Awards as well as the Mark Mitchell Memorial Award for contribution to the sector at the NZ Recreation Association Awards.