Our Team
The highly qualified team at Tech-Source have a combined industry experience of over 160 years with the expertise and specialist product knowledge to deliver quality outcomes across a diverse range of industry sectors

Our People

Tech Source Team
Meet our staff
Tony Forder​
Founding partner, qualified electrical fitter and fault finding expert who  specialises in PLCs , power and motor protection . Keen golfer, fanatical cricket fan and member of the Cobra Car Club of WA.
Mike Snadden
Founding partner and qualified electrical fitter with specialist technical knowledge of process control system components, accounting and business logistics.
Avid golfer with a mid range handicap.
Parth Shah
(M.Eng  MBA)  – Mechatronics
Qualified engineer specialising in robotics and automation with international experience in power protection, GE Multilin and the application of our extensive product range. Married with a young son and not remotely interested in golf.
Andrew Collier
– Technical Sales and Support

Experienced in all forms of Industrial Automation, Process and Monitoring.

He loves a challenge, thinking outside the box to provide practical yet innovative solutions.
His motto is “That extra mile completes the customers Journey and Experience.”

A Golf Wannabe…

Tony Coates

Sales Manager


A leading Australian ABB drive technical support specialist, qualified electrician and above average golfer on a single figure handicap.As of the 06/06/2019 he is ranked 6th in the WORLD on net standings, for golfers with a disability.

Stephen Barkell
-  Warehouse Controller

Our “go to guy” who always knows where everything is or how to get it. When it has to be there he gets it done every time. Not a golfer but a keen amateur AFL goal umpire.

Tim Brudenell

– Lightning and Surge Protection  

A qualified electrician and considered to be the man to talk to in his area of expertise and very highly regarded in our industry. Not good at golf though.   

Lakshmi Venkatarama
- Technical Sales
A qualified engineer with M.Eng from the University Of Malaya & B.Eng Electrical (C&I) from the University of Technology Malaysia. Before immigrating to Australia she was the Senior Electrical Engineer at a power station in Malaysia. Likes using her skills to find technical equivalents.
Rae Wilson
– Office Administrator


What would we do with out her, always ready with smile and warm hello. Keeps us on our toes and focussed on giving great customer service.