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2002 Ironman Australia finisher

Australian representative triathlete 2002 Long Course World Championships Nice, France

Extensive travel to U.S, France, Italy, Spain, Japan and South-East Asia


A highly tenacious and results driven Business Development Manager, I thrive in competitive markets selling high-end products through a strategic selling process.

Identifying prospective clients and opportunities through industry knowledge and a strong existing network, I have been extremely successful in tough industries including: Commercial Furniture, Pharmaceuticals, Fashion, and Recruitment.

I enjoy what I do and pride myself on building rapport and trust with my clients by delivering results.

Work experience

Feb 2011Present

Recruitment Consultant - Sales & Marketing

Brooklyn Group

Brooklyn Group is Australia's leading relationship focused recruitment provider.

Mar 2008Apr 2010

Senior Project Consultant

Living Edge

Living Edge supplies beautifully designed commercial and residential furniture to the Australian marketplace. 

Aug 2003Feb 2008

Territory Account Manager

Sandoz (Australia)

Sandoz is a global leader in the rapidly growing generic pharmaceuticals industry with a strong presence in more than 130 countries.  

Oct 1998Aug 2003

Architectural Sales Consultant

Chairbiz is your destination for contemporary, commercial furniture from some of Europe's finest manufacturers.



Key Account Management
Building strong business relationships with existing clients and identifying opportunities to grow business.
New Business Development
Prospecting for new business through industry contacts, cold calling, and networking.
360 degree Recruitment and Talent Identification
Solution Selling
Identification of sales opportunities and the strategic allocation of resources to win these projects


Adam Sparkes

I have known Trent Chapman, both on a professional and personal level for over fifteen years. Having had the opportunity of working with Trent in a retail sales environment, I always found him reliable, hard working and professional. His objective was to understand the needs of his personal clients - and to pass on professional advice based on their needs (accordingly). Trent always presents himself in a courteous and impeccable way.

David Voytas

As one of the senior management team at Sandoz I was lucky enough to have employed and worked closely with Trent over many years.Trent very quickly proved to be an outstanding performer. Through his sheer commitment to the customer Trent become a member of the million dollar club in his 1st year a feat rarely seen in such a tough competitive market. I have no hesitation recommending Trent as a true professional in Healthcare recruitment