Trent McLaren

Head of Accounting & Bookkeeping Channel

Trent is Australia's accounting thought leader of the year, he was recognised at the Australian Accounting awards in 2017 and has been riding the wave ever since. He is the Head of Accounting at DiviPay, a Sydney based tech startup, focused on eliminating the corporate card with their award-winning virtual card product. He has two MBA's, lives on the Gold Coast and enjoys the art of a nice strong latte.

As head of the accounting and bookkeeping channel at DiviPay, Trent's role is to engage the Australian accounting community with education and resources on how DiviPay works to solve small business problems around financial control and spending.

Trent began his career at online payment gateway eWAY, moving up the ranks to become a Xero Ambassador. This relationship with Xero continues today. Trent has also held leadership roles throughout his career at globally recognised companies, including Intuit, Practice Ignition and TOA Global.

One of Trent's biggest achievements is creating the now-famous PI "Precon" parties which have been attended by over 5,000 accountants in 5 countries.