Our People


Brent Knevett, Director


Brent Knevett, the Director of Forsius Consulting, is a former Australian diplomat and highly regarded business consultant with extensive experience in advising companies in Australia and internationally.


After completing an Honours Degree in Economics and Politics at the University of Tasmania, Brent spent twelve years with the Australian Diplomatic Service, working in Canberra and at Australia’s embassies overseas.


Brent later represented the Tasmanian Government's interests in Canberra, advocating the state's policy and funding priorities to the Commonwealth Government, as well as key national industry groups.


From 2009 to 2012, Brent headed the Canberra office for a leading government relations firm, working with Australian and international companies to promote their interests to the Federal and State Governments. 


Brent has a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD).    


Will Cooper, Research Officer


Will Cooper undertakes policy research for the firm's clients in Australia and overseas. 


Sarah Andrews, Executive Assistant


Sarah Andrews provides executive assistance and secretarial services to the Director.  She also coordinates client programs and associated travel arrangements in Canberra and state capitals.