Brent studied at Newcastle and Teesside universities where he also lectured in both architecture and spatial design. He is experienced in leading major life science projects, as well as exposure to diverse international approaches of design, construction services coordination, sustainability and regulation. Completed projects span Europe, Central Asia, the Middle and Far East and the USA, including work for Astra Zeneca, GSK and Reckitt Benckiser. Outside work, Brent likes travelling with his family, mountain biking and fair weather motorcycling.