Trent Hagland has over 24 years’ experience in the Financial Services industry across retail banking, portfolio management and investment banking. He commenced his career in Brisbane with Metway Bank (now Suncorp Bank) and then worked as a Portfolio Manager at the Queensland Treasury Corporation. Trent moved to Merrill Lynch in 1998 where he worked for 12 years as a Credit Trader, split between Sydney, New York and London. In May 2009, he joined Mitsubishi UFJ Securities International in London as Head of Credit Trading and Sales.

In May 2012, Trent became the Chief Executive Officer of Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Hong Kong, where he oversaw operations in Capital Markets, Equities, Rates Trading and Sales, Credit Trading and Sales, and Structured Products. Subsequently in the role of Head of Asia, he oversaw all securities-related business conducted by the Group in Asia-ex Japan. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of both the MUFG Securities Hong Kong and MUFG Securities Singapore entities.

Trent graduated from the University of Queensland with a Master of Financial Management and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Applied Economics. He has a Post-Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment from the Securities Institute of Australia and is a CFA Charterholder. His Undergraduate Degree was a Bachelor of Business from the Queensland University of Technology. He is currently completing a Master of International Relations at the University of Sydney.

Trent is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Senior Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australia. In addition, Mr Hagland serves on the Hong Kong University MBA Advisory Board.