Frank Iapozzuto is a working Director of both PROVE Standards and Engineering and PROVE Infrastructure. Frank holds a Bachelor of Engineering with Class 2A Honours and has recently been recognised as a Chartered engineer by Engineers Australia. Frank is passionate with all things mechanical and electrical with a strong focus on hydraulic testing, components, and systems.
Outside of business hours, Frank enjoys hosting dinners with family and friends, trying new eateries in and around Melbourne and is incredibly passionate about classic and vintage cars.
Terry is a director of PROVE with over 15 years of experience in laboratory product testing of plumbing and water products for WaterMark Certification, WELS registration and WSAA approvals. Terry also has previous experience working at Yarra Valley Water with process review and oversees the quality management systems at PROVE’s NATA accredited laboratory.
Terry relaxes by driving cars, boats and golf balls around Melbourne.
Paul holds a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering with Honours from Deakin University and an Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology, specializing in mechanical units, from Swinburne University of Technology.
Paul has previous practical experience as a qualified automotive technician and brings a wealth of previous work experience from the commercial plumbing and roofing industry.
Paul’s outside interest in computers/I.T, 3D printing and machining, come in very handy, making him our go-to for any & all of our in-house tech questions.
David holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) from RMIT University. Prior to joining the team David has previous experience as a HVAC Design and compliance engineer in mechanical services.
Outside of our labs David has a great interest in a various array of sports, including motorcycles and snowboarding.
Caiden holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) with Honours from RMIT University. Prior to joining the team, Caiden worked in the research development and mechanical testing of window and door systems. This provided valuable skills that are used daily in his current testing role.
In his spare time Caiden enjoys hobbies such as photography & drawing for his creative fix, and getting out to explore nature with friends.
Marcos hails from Barcelona and opted to test his fortunes in Australia. He possess a Bachelors degree in Industrial Engineering and a Master’s degree in Numerical Methods in Engineering. Previously, he worked as an Aftersales Coordinator for Heating Products in the swimming pool industry.
Marcos harbors a profound passion for engaging in physical activities, particularly windsurfing, sailing and any sport that involves a racket.
With a wide-ranging knowledge on hand tools, love of engineering and a knack for numbers, Gavin joined the Prove engineering team as a laboratory technician. Gavin holds a certificate IV in science and is currently completing his Bachelor of science.
Gavin on the weekend likes to go mountain bike riding and enjoying his free time in the outdoors.
Khoa comes to PROVE with a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from the University of Adelaide. Before joining PROVE he worked in consultancy, field service and in research and development in a number of different areas.
Outside of work, Khoa enjoys playing sports, watching movies and travelling.
Anthony holds a Bachelor degree in Applied Science (Applied Physics) from RMIT University and more than 15 years of experience working in a calibration laboratory, maintaining and testing a range of state of the art equipment, and extensive knowledge in the estimation of uncertainty measurement analysis.
As our Senior Scientist Anthony has strong analytical & problem solving skills, and excels at getting the done job on time for our clients.
Away from the laboratory, Anthony enjoys watching live sport (AFL, cricket, soccer) and can be seen on Saturdays patrolling the boundary line as trainer for his local footy club.
New Zealand native Zoe holds a Bachelor of Biomedical Science. Since joining the team, she has helped Senior Scientist Anthony manage the day-to-day tasks of calibrations, verifications, and in-service compliance testing.
Away from the PROVE Water Meter Testing Laboratory Zoe enjoys hitting a shuttlecock across the badminton net, and getting outside to spend some time in nature visiting gardens & beaches.
Shawn holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) from RMIT University. Prior to joining the team Shawn has previous experience working on intelligent traffic systems such as speed and red-light cameras around Victoria. He now rounds out the Water Meter team providing his keen eye for detail with calibrations , verification and in service compliance.
Outside of the lab, Shawn enjoys travelling and has a great interest in sports such as basketball, motorsports and loves spending time with his puppy at the dog park.
With an impressive range of experience in the electrical industry, including CAD drawing, design, planning, quoting, project, contract, a nd tender management, Darren has been employed to oversee the Infrastructure division, ensuring the team is adhering to our recently acquired ISO 9001, 14001 & 45001 Certifications and helping us to continue the momentum our rapidly growing business.
Max holds a Cert II in Electrotechnology and has a varied range of previous experience across several industries. He joined the PROVE Infrastructure team in 2023 and has since been taken under the wing of our senior electricians while he works towards completing his Electrical Apprenticeship.
When he’s not onsite Max is honing his grappling skills at weekly jiu jitsu training and enjoys practicing programming, cyber security & cooking is his free time.
Damien comes to PROVE with 12 years experience in the automotive/manufacturing industry, starting from the workshop floor, completing an apprenticeship as an auto electrician and finishing his automotive industry career in sales and product management. Looking to broaden his horizons and take on his next challenge, he joins PROVE Infrastructure as an apprentice electrician as he looks to start and complete his second trade.
Outside of the work site, Damien loves a good cafe or restaurant, enjoys ‘shooting the breeze’ over a meal with friends and family family, as well as meeting new people and hearing their stories.
Baber holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical & Electronics) with Distinction and Honours from Swinburne University of Technology. With many volunteering roles under his belt, he excelled at his internship at Startek as an electrical engineer showcasing his experience in data analysis and other facets of engineering like programming and designing/building circuits. Baber has a keen interest in many areas of engineering from building computers to programming micro controllers.
Outside of engineering, he enjoys driving on the open road, seeking out deals based on research, and tinkering with computers.
Janaka Amarasooriya is from Sri Lanka and migrated to Australia recently. He completed his Graduate Diploma in Electrical Engineering from the Engineering council UK and completed his Master’s degree in Industrial Automation Engineering. He has more than 12 years of instrument and control engineering experience in steam and gas turbine power plants.
Apart from engineering, Janaka is really interested in painting, gardening and travel with his family.
Office manager Libby is a passionate, motivated, and enthusiastic team member. With a wealth of experience in Administration, procurement, and project management, she is PROVE’s resident Engineer wrangler.
Since joining the PROVE team Libby has streamlined the administrative processes, creating more time for our directors to focus on the growth of PROVE and employee development.
On the weekends Libby enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters riding to and exploring the small country towns of Victoria.
Fiona brings to PROVE substantial experience in administration and Project Management. Before joining PROVE she worked for a well-respected international electrical and communication company as a project co-coordinator. Ensuring the PROVE electrical team have streamlined processes, procedures and administrative support, Fiona is their go too!
During her spare time Fiona enjoys camping and exploring the outdoors with her family.
Administration extraordinaire Nina has joined the PROVE admin team with a sound knowledge in electrical component procurement. Her previous role in procurement and sales at a switchboard company in Melbourne put her in good stead to assist the team with their Procurement needs. She is the happy face that greets you at the front door if you happen to pop in and visit PROVE on site.
On the weekends, Nina is a lover of the great outdoors and loves a long drive in the countryside with friends and family.
Discover the PROVE difference
PROVE offers expert and up to date advice on current WELS and WaterMark policies. The PROVE team understands what makes a great product, and can offer prototype testing of products and the ability to extend support with technical consultancy. PROVE is NATA (ILAC/MRA) endorsed for a range of testing.