Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director
After launching his career with global defence contractor Thales, Brent Barnes spent 11 years in a range of senior executive roles with the pioneering Australian medical device manufacturer, Cochlear Limited. Having led an important transformation project within Cochlear’s Global Quality and Regulatory Group, Brent worked for Cochlear Americas in the United States, where he held senior operations and sales roles based in Colorado and Texas. During this time he established a US manufacturing subsidiary from the ground up, where product was manufactured and business audited by the FDA with no observations. After four years in the US, Brent relocated to Sydney and Singapore Cochlear offices as Director Asia Growth Markets & Operations, Asia Pacific.