Trent Scott

Principal Trade and Investment Officer (TradeStart Advisor)

Trent Scott’s professional background commenced as a soldier in the Australian Army including operational service in East Timor in 2000. Since leaving the Army, Trent has gained over 15 years of International Business, Development and Project Management experience encompassing most of Asia, the Pacific, North America, and Australia.

Prior to being appointed as the TradeStart Advisor in August 2016, Trent was the Deputy Facility Director, Scholarships Manager of the Australia Awards – PNG Facility based in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea for three years where he led a team to deliver the prestigious Australian Government funded Australia Awards.

Preceding his employment in Papua New Guinea, Trent worked for 8 years with the University of the Sunshine Coast as their International Coordinator managing student recruitment, marketing and admissions of International Students primarily from Asia, the Pacific, the Middle East and the Sub-continent regions.

With a Bachelor of Science (Japanese minor), Trent has also completed three years working and studying in Japan at Nagoya University of Foreign Studies.

Through his role with Trade and Investment Queensland (TIQ), Trent is keen to utilise his knowledge and skill-sets to support and develop Far North Queensland’s new businesses and existing exporters through the TIQ and Austrade TradeStart global networks.

Trent Scott, Principal Trade and Investment Officer

TIQ Office Cairns

Cairns Regional Centre
Ground Floor, Cairns Port Authority Building
Cnr Grafton and Hartley Streets

PO BOX 2358

Tel: +61 7 4252 4900

Trent Scott
Principal Trade and Investment Officer (TradeStart Advisor)
T: +61 7 4252 4902
M: +61 417 576 542