Meet Us – WE-EF Australia/New Zealand

In the Australian and New Zealand markets WE-EF LIGHTING started its operation with just three employees in Victoria in 1994, growing to nearly 40 employees over the next twenty five years. A wide range of exterior LED luminaires – from inground luminaires to light columns and projectors – are assembled in Braeside, Victoria for delivery to commercial and public projects all over Australia and New Zealand.

Iconic projects like the Sydney Opera House, Melbourne Convention Centre, Auckland Sky Tower, Adelaide Oval Stadium and University of Queensland are examples of WE-EF’s success stories.With 25 years of customer support, technical expertise and outstanding product knowledge, WE-EF LIGHTING Australia / New Zealand is the preferred choice for many lighting and architectural professionals.

Our Management

Andy Spivey

Head of Sales

Andy, despite his “young appearance” (his words, not ours), has been in the lighting industry for over 30 years, starting off in his home country of Scotland answering the telephone as a sales co-ordinator.
Over the years, Andy has held senior positions within lighting companies across the globe. He has, in the last 8 years or so, specialised in the outdoor lighting market. He is passionate about good quality lighting solutions and believes that “less is more” in many outdoor applications.

Mark Pipunic

Head of Operations

Mark came to WE-EF lighting following a career spanning 20 years in best in class Tier 1 Automotive Manufacturing. Holding senior roles from Customer Service & Sales, Logistics, Lean & Continuous Improvement and Commercial, Mark is well placed to develop and lead the Operations teams into the future.

Our Staff

Bryan Skehan

Administration Manager

Fiona Hobson

Financial Accountant

Sue McConchie

Administration Assistant

Wayne North

Materials Manager

Mark Amsterdam

Purchasing / Stock Controller

Melinda Hart

Purchasing Assistant

Georgie Kozlina

Production Planning

Richard Bailey

Team Leader - Warehouse

Theo Diamandopolous

Warehouse Leading Hand

Jayke Tuplin

Warehouse Operator

Flavio Yap

Team Leader - Despatch

Rahul Fernandez

Production Manager

Herbert Allet

Team Leader - Assembly

Trevor Marchant

Leading Hand - Production Support

Luco Avice

Leading Hand - Saundry Works

Nalin Samaraweera

Leading Head - Open Checks

Aman Ataei

Leading Hand - Final Checks

Tom Prak

Assembly Operator

Thy Tor

Assembly Operator

Min Tchong

Assembly Operator

Ronald Andrada

Assembly Operator

Mahesh Kashap

Assembly Operator

Patrick Zaharie

Assembly Operator

Vivek Shanmugam

Assembly Operator

Stefan Kisser

Technical Manager

Tony Duong

Senior Technical Officer

Andrew Richardson

Lighting Designer

Johannes Schweden

Product Quality & Systems Manager

Jeth Leong

Technical Officer

Althea Papalexatos

Customer Excellence Lead

Paul Carter

Customer Excellence Coordinator

Mari Bautista

Customer Excellence Coordinator

Tracey Wilson

Executive Team Assistant

Ina Parakhina

Digital Communications

Jason Gueit

Product Marketing Officer