Kent is the Founder and Managing Director of Ashington.
With more than 20 years of experience in the financial markets, property and hospitality industries; Kent is well-versed on the big picture issues as well as the many small issues impacting entrepreneurs and businesses. This experience has enabled him to gain insight into the challenges and opportunities facing South Australian business operators.
Kent has specialist knowledge in providing corporate advisory solutions, sourcing investments, transactions, developing vision and group business, overseeing risk management and compliance, liaising with investors and advisors and developing strategic alliances. Honesty, integrity, strong interpersonal skills, a desire to achieve and the ability to take a long term view underpin Kent’s success.
Kent is a National Director of Family Business Australia and Chairman of the SA Chapter. He is a Foundation Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, the Real Estate Institute of SA, the Australian Venture Capital Association, the Australian Institute of Management and an Associate Member of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia.
Kent has presented at many industry seminars and master classes on Private Equity Investments, Mergers and Acquisitions, Risk Management and Strategy, Business Development, Management and Growth and on Family Board Governance.