Our Team

Our team consists of talented, competent, ethical and reliable technical consultants who are passionate about finding the right technical solution for your application.  Our dedicated team has developed extensive knowledge from many years of experience in the industry. You can rely on Tecpro for expert advice and superior products that make your life easier.



Andrew Andrew BW1 244x300 Our TeamCooke, Director

Having worked at Tecpro since 2005 as our Sales Manager, Andrew understands what it takes to deliver high quality service and products to our clients.

Andrew has very strong problem solving skills. He gained a mechanical trade certificate, which enabled him to refine his technical knowledge further. This is demonstrated in his ability to advise on even the most difficult application. Andrew has a very thorough understanding of Tecpro’s products and services, and is highly skilled at helping customers to find the right solution.

When he’s not working, Andrew likes to get out on his motorbike and go for a ride, or be around anything with wheels and a motor. Do we detect a bit of a ‘rev head’?

“I enjoy the challenge in my role at Tecpro. Every day is different, and each application and solution is different, so it’s always interesting. Oh, and I also enjoy working with the team.”

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Denis Riley, Technical Consultant

Denis has worked in Sales at Tecpro since 2005 and whilst maintaining a minor sales role, he is now responsible for Quality Control and Safety, Freight and Inventory Management. Highly skilled, with an exceptional eye for detail, Denis is a very important part of our team.

Denis is highly customer focussed and has extensive knowledge of all the products that Tecpro offers. This knowledge compliments his experience of the many and varied applications where the products are used. His excellent work ethic is translated through his thorough and diligent approach to everything he does.

All of this is done whilst keeping his wonderful sense of humour. He also makes the best coffee in the office earning him the title of ‘Tecpro’s in-house Barista’.

On weekends, Denis enjoys running and bike riding – both on road and in the bush. He also loves bushwalking, going to the gym, reading and pretending to play the ukulele. You can also find him in his garage working on his passion of restoring Vintage Formula Vee Racing Car, or just chilling-out… phew, sounds like he needs a rest.

“I love helping to solve our customers problems as a representative of an ethical, well managed company that cares about their customers.”

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Pat BW1 244x300 Our TeamPatrick Cooper, Director

Having worked at Tecpro since 2006, Patrick started in logistics, progressing to Internal Sales, and with his increasing knowledge and experience, he soon became a Technical Consultant.

Patrick’s product knowledge was further enhanced by visiting Tecpro supplier’s in Italy and the UK, touring facilities, meeting other distributors from around the world and attending the CIP Cleaning, Theory and Applications training programme.

A passionate fisherman, Patrick spends his spare time at various angling spots around Sydney. He enjoys being in the great outdoors, camping and fishing by streams. He’s also passionate about overseas travel, including ‘tag and release’ experiences with some of the larger pelagics in New Zealand, Malaysia and Fiji.
Basically, wherever the fish are is where you’ll find Patrick.

“What I enjoy about working at Tecpro is helping clients to find cost effective solutions to unique and difficult applications.”

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Craig Craig BW1 244x300 Our TeamProctor, Technical Consultant

Craig has over 30 years’ experience in the manufacturing industry sector and holds a Master’s Degree in Business and Technology.
Over the years Craig’s responsibilities have included engineering maintenance, design engineering, environmental management and production management. This vast background provided a well-balanced and broad knowledge base resulting in Craig’s strong ability for critical thinking and problem solving.

Through his background in manufacturing, Craig learned a “golden rule”, which is to exceed your customers’ expectations – and that’s what we’re all about at Tecpro.

After the work is done, Craig looks forward to spending time with his family, surfing and supporting his beloved Dragons NRL team. But we won’t hold that against him.

“I enjoy being part of a passionate team whose approach is to listen to their customers, understand their unique circumstance, and provide the best possible advice and solution.”

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Scott BentleyScott B W Our Team, Technical Consultant

Having worked in various industries including Pharmaceutical, Manufacturing and Engineering, Scott has over 20 years’ experience in logistics management and customer service.

Scott initially started with Tecpro in 2015 as our Logistics Manager. Using his experience in inventory control and materials requirements planning, he oversaw our warehouse operations. Due to his excellent technical knowledge, understanding of our products and customer service skills, Scott joined our team of Technical Consultants in mid-2017.

Outside of the office, Scott enjoys spending time with family, playing football and is a fanatical Liverpool and Western Sydney Wanderers fan, he goes to watch as many Wanderers games as possible.

As a Technical Consultant I have the opportunity to build a stronger rapport with our clients. I’m a strong believer that the focus should always be on how we can find the best possible solution for our clients’ requirements.”

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Steve ToatesSteve Toates Our Team, Logistics Coordinator

With over 30 years’ experience within the plumbing industry and having the opportunity to work for multimillion-dollar companies, Steve Toates is a respected team member within Tecpro.Steve continuously nurtures and cultivates relationships with local and overseas manufacturers, suppliers and our clients.

Having extensive experience in sales and logistics, he takes pride in ensuring we have an efficiently run warehouse, streamlining shipping and stock management. All with our clients’ needs in mind.

“Steve enjoys playing golf, holidays (playing golf) and spending time with his family, who don’t like golf”.


Graeme BW1 244x300 Our TeamGraeme Cooper, Director

Graeme purchased Tecpro in January 2000 after working in the business for 10 years.  The philosophy has always been to have a dynamic business that would cater for clients in a responsible manner.

With over 25 years experience as an Engineering specialist, advising on a wide range of applications across various industries, Graeme 
enjoys helping clients through the process. “By asking lots of questions, we can try to really understand what the problem is, and then work hard to produce the best possible solution. If we believe that we can’t help, we will say so. Our clients can rely on the solutions and advice we offer.

Tecpro is a very ethical and well respected company, and because of this we have developed an excellent reputation in our market place”.

When not working hard, Graeme likes to go to the beach where he is a volunteer surf lifesaver. He also likes to body board and swim, relax with a good book, see a movie, play or concert and catch up with friends.

“I love the wide variety of interesting enquiries and applications we are asked to help with, the flexible and friendly work environment, and the team I am privileged to work with.”

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MichelMichelle BW1 244x300 Our Teamle Cooper, Director & Financial Assistant

Having worked at Tecpro for 15 years, Michelle knows the business inside out. Over that time, she’s seen Tecpro grow from strength-to-strength in knowledge and experience to become a competent and reliable supplier of technical information and products. These are the benefits of retaining loyal and reliable staff members who are passionate about what they do.

Michelle ensures that the Tecpro financials are always up to date and running efficiently. Her expert knowledge of finance has helped the business to grow to what it is today.

When she’s not working, Michelle is an avid gardener enjoying spending time tending to her plants and flowers. She also enjoys swimming and reading.

“There will be more changes as Tecpro continues to grow, however the foundation we’ve built means it will remain to be an interesting and supportive environment in which to work.”

Nicki DenisNicki on Website light resize 244x300 Our Team, Accounts & Payroll Administrator

Nicki has 20 years accounting experience, having qualified as a Management Accountant in the UK. She moved to Australia in 2014 with her husband and two boys. She also has a degree in European Business and Technology.

Nicki joined the Tecpro team at the beginning of 2018 and is responsible for all accounting matters including accounts payable and accounts receivable, as well as monthly management reporting. In her spare time Niki is an avid traveller and enjoys discovering as many new places as possible.

“It’s great to be part of a rapidly growing business, one that is truly focused on customer satisfaction.”

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Carla BW1 244x300 Our TeamCarla Du Preez, Systems & Office Manager

Hailing from the Netherlands, Carla had planned to work in Africa but after only a short stint there she, and her family, decided to make their way to Sydney via New Zealand.

Carla has a vast range of global experience in a variety of fields including administration, accounting, sales & marketing. Combining this background with her Bachelor of Science degree she brings a truly international approach to our business.

Thriving on problem solving and the diversity in her work, Carla is responsible for the implementation and optimisation of our systems and processes. Her role enables our business to operate smoothly, and adaptable to future industry and technology growth.

In her leisure time, Carla enjoys spending time with her family and friends, reading and travelling when time permits.

“My objective was to join an organisation that would utilise my experience and expertise to its advantage, in an atmosphere that was positive and proactive both in its engagement internally and with clients. Tecpro has fulfilled these objectives”.


Sonja BW1 249x300 Our TeamSonja van den Bosch

Sonja has been part of the Tecpro team since 2009 overseeing marketing. Sonja loves to help grow the business while having fun along the way. With a strong academic background and more than 20 years of corporate marketing and sales, Sonja brings crucial management experience. She’s worked for businesses across Europe, Asia, North America, NZ and Australia across a wide range of industries. Sonja brings a wealth of marketing expertise and experience to our team and is renowned for her ‘winner’s mentality’ and inspirational approach.

Sonja has built a reputation for delivering truthful, and practical marketing that delivers in results.

In her spare times, Sonja likes to be with her family including her identical twin boys. She also has a passion for yoga enjoying the challenge of going to the next level.

“I love being part of a passionate, positive team, that values integrity.”

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kimi 300x300 Our TeamKimi Anderson

Kimi started working with Tecpro in late 2017 and is responsible for the strategy and delivery of Tecpro’s marketing activities.

Kimi has over 18 years’ experience developing and driving strategy, delivering measurable results, building brands and increasing revenue. She thrives in situations that present challenges requiring creative, innovative solutions and strategic skills.

Outside of work, she enjoys travelling, trying new foods and spending quality time with her family and friends.

“I feel very fortunate to be working with such a friendly team that have already built a strong reputation for providing quality solutions and have a broad range of applications that meet the needs of so many industries.”

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