Meet The New Team Members

GLT is expanding. We would like to introduce you to four of our new employees.

Brian Smith – Western Australia Business Development Manager


Brian has an extensive background in sales, manufacturing and business development.  With education in business management, Brian developed manufacturing facilities for the automotive sector and achieved QS 9000 accreditation.  He was also an elected member of the federal governments’ strategic leaders group for the Advanced Manufacturing Agenda (Howard government 2005).

Brian is based in Perth and started with us in November, 2016. If Collingwood ever lose an AFL match, make sure to let Brian know.

Ian Fanning – Eastern Australia Business Development Manager

Ian is a qualified diesel fitter/mechanic and has previously worked as a sales engineer.  Working with Mack Trucks from 1995-2011, Ian started in the workshop and ended up in the sales department.  In 2011 he moved to Powertrans working in product support, warranty and commissioning manager.

Ian has been with us since October, 2016, and is based at our Sandstone Place facility.  We are still amazed at his ‘Rain Man’-like mechanical knowledge in Mack Trucks and old Holdens.

Darren Riedel – Sales Assistant

Darren has a background in sales and marketing with a high end travel agency. Previous to that he successfully ran hotels and bars throughout South East QLD. Darren also Co-Founded an international touring musical act – Lagerstein.

Darren has been with us since May this year and is based at our Sandstone Place facility.  He handles the majority of customer quoting internally. If you are looking for someone to break in your drum kit then give Darren a call.

Edward Greenway – Junior Engineering Assistant

Edward has completed an honours degree in Engineering.  He also clipped his ticket in Aerospace Engineering and Physics while at uni.  He will bring a new perspective to our current trailer designs.  In his spare time he enjoys getting out on his motorbike and watching episodes of Archer.