About » Key Staff
Lex Grubner - Managing Director
Lex is a founding Director of RF Test Solutions and owns 100% of the company. He a full time staff member with responsibility for selected customers and the company's overall business and customer satisfaction. Lex has 40 years engineering and sales experience in the New Zealand electronics and test & measurement industry. Prior to forming RF Test Solutions in 2001, Lex held business management positions with companies including Agilent Technologies, Hewlett-Packard and Philips. He started his career under the cadet program within The Civil Aviation Division of the Ministry of Transport (now Airways Corporation) and spent several years working in their instrumentation laboratory.
Dave Watson - Business Development Manager
Dave joined the team at RF test Solutions in September 2019 having having just completed 11 years as the national telecommunications manger for Fire & Emergency New Zealand. Dave started his working career as a cadet at Civil Aviation and completed 15 years in their instrumentation calibration and repair laboratory. He also experience in telecommunications sales and project management with the likes of Kordia, Sparkand Alcatel-Lucent.
Narrissa Bevan - Office Administrator
Narrissa is RF Test Solutions' Office Administrator and looks after all things administration including phones, shipping and the company's e-commerce website. Prior to joining RF Test Solutions in 2007, Narrissa had extensive experience in customer service and administration.
Michael Taylor - Senior Customer Services Engineer
Michael initially joined our sales team at RF Test Solutions in January 2010 and moved to our laboratory as a Senior Customer Services Engineer in June 2012. He has over 30 years technical experience installing and maintaining telecommunications networks including HF radio, microwave radio bearers, fibre optic equipment, television bearers, data services and transmission networks.
Tristan Gibbs - Laboratory Engineer
Tristan works on contract helping us to manage the laboratory workload by providing specialist repair skills and calibration manpower as required.
Mike Tecofsky - Laboratory Manager
Mike joined RF Test Solutions in 2010 as a calibration and repair engineer. Having spent some time studying and travelling overseas, he most recently worked for UL, another IANZ accredited ISO 17025 calibration laboratory in Christchurch. In 2012 Mike was promoted to a Senior Customer Services Engineer and to Laboratory Manager in 2017. Mike is one of our laboratory IANZ Signatories.
Sophie Chen - Field Sales Engineer
Sophie joined RF Test Solutions in May 2016 as a field sale engineer. She has a Masters Degree in Electronics, a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science and an Engineering Certificate. Prior to joining our company Sophie has had several years field sales experience with high technology companies including multinationals Texas Instruments and Everfine Corporation. When not hard at work she enjoys running marathons.
Gina Tesoriero - Finance and Payroll Administrator
Gina joined RF Test Solutions in March 2019 as Finance and Payroll Administrator and manages all of our order administration, accounts payable and receivable, HR and payroll. Most recently before joining us she worked as the assistant to a sole practice accountant. Outside of work she is kept busy with family responsibilities and the development of a lifestyle property.
Ronnie Gloria - Customer Services Engineer
Ronnie joined RF Test Solutions in May 2019 as a Customer Services Engineer and prior to this worked for NZ Police where he was a signatory in their IANZ accredited calibration laboratory. Before settling in New Zealand he worked for Telecommunications service providers in the Philippines responsible for installation, maintenance and project management of communications infrastructure. Ronnie has a Bachelor of Science in Electronics and Communications Engineering.