Hamish Christie-Johnston was born at Corryong in north-east Victoria, the eldest son of Hilary and Hamish Christie-Johnston – who was at the time Parish Minister at the Corryong Presbyterian Church.
Upon completing his Mechanical Engineering degree with first class honours at the University of Melbourne in 1979, Hans Prem undertook a PhD at the same University to study vehicle dynamics.
With a solid mechanical background, David Oliver, Sales Engineer at heavy vehicle braking specialist Knorr-Bremse, has advanced to become one of the leading authorities in the technical aspects of heavy vehicle braking systems.
A fitter and turner by trade and a self-taught engineer, John White started Delta Hydraulics in 1975 as a service and repair operation specialising in underground mining equipment.
From an early age Steven Teofilo took an interest in trucks and the engineering work done by his father. Undertaking a cadetship with an Australian truck manufacturer while completing his engineering degree led to a long-term career with the same company.
Bob Martin is the National Training Manager at JOST Australia. He has been employed by JOST since 2001, having served as the company’s Brisbane Branch Manager for 18 years and then in 2019 moving into the newly formed National Training Manager role.