Trent is the Chair of Northern Queensland Primary Health Network and myPHN Conference 2017 steering committee. He is also the Chair of Advance Cairns, the peak economic development and advocacy organisation for Tropical North Queensland, a National Councillor of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia, a member of the Council of James Cook University and the Chair of the Northern Australia Alliance.
Trent is an Adjunct Associate Professor at James Cook University, a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Council Member of the Queensland Futures Institute, a trustee for the Committee for Economic Development of Australia, a fellow of the Australian Institute of Management and a fellow of the Australian College of Pharmacy.
Trent and his wife are both pharmacists and together they are partners in a group of seven pharmacies. They live with their two children in Cairns.