His first ever job was as an apprentice fuel injection specialist with Diesel Care (previously a business unit of Cramer Engineering) in 1985. Gavin has remained with the company and moved up through the ranks to his current position of Director and shareholder
A strong drive to succeed saw Gavin awarded Australian Apprentice of the Year in 1990. He has continued to achieve with qualifications as a Bosch Master Technician and various certificates from other manufacturers. He is highly respected in the industry and for several years held the prestigious position as President of Bosch Automotive Dealer Service Network (BADSN).
Gavin said the changes in technology keep his role interesting.
”There is a great future in diesel. Advances in technology are making diesel-powered vehicle more popular. Experts like Diesel Care will be in high demand as diesel vehicles become more common on everyday vehicles.”
In his spare time, Gavin enjoys playing lawn bowls and has even applied his determination to succeed to his sport, representing his club and state in a number of national and overseas competitions.