Trustee / Committee for Economic Development of Australia
Chris Kent joined Hays in 2002 and has held several key leadership positions in Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia. In November 2013, he was appointed state director of Western Australia and the national director for Hays Resources & Mining. This role involves the total operational responsibility for all of Hays specialist areas ranging from short term trades recruitment to government and multi-national executive appointments.
Mr Kent is passionate about working with, and supporting, small business and is leading a strategic team which focuses on the SME market in Australia and New Zealand for Hays. With a degree in Applied Science with a major in Psychology, Mr Kent has travelled extensively before settling into his career at Hays and starting a family.
Since completing Leadership WA’s Signature Leadership Program in 2015, he has taken on additional responsibilities as an inaugural board member of Leeming Primary School and non-executive director of a small not-for-profit company Kissabilities which promotes disability awareness in schools.