Craig Dent

CEO, State Trustees

An award-winning Senior Executive who builds and leads high performing teams to deliver transformational change in large volume, complex and highly regulated environments.

Recognised for his leadership across community, corporate and government organisations, Craig has successfully implemented sustainable operating models that are both customer-centric and profitable.

In December 2013, Craig was appointed to the role of Chief Executive Officer at State Trustees; the organisation has undertaken significant transformation under his leadership with a focus on people, systems and process efficiencies, with the client being at the centre of all decision-making.
Craig is a council member of the Central Asia/Middle East Region for Variety – the Children’s Charity International and is an official Ambassador to Australia’s multicultural broadcaster, SBS.

In 2015 Craig was conferred with the title of Adjunct Industry Fellow within the Faculty of Business and Law, Swinburne University and in 2016, Craig was conferred with the title of Adjunct Fellow within the College of Business, Victoria University and became an Associate of the Melbourne Business School in 2017.

Craig also became an Alumni of the Harvard Business School in Boston, USA having successfully completed studies during 2016.
Craig is also a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the Harvard Business Review Advisory Council.