Meet The Team

Dean Lucantonio

Founder & CEO

Dean has spent his whole life in the building and property development sector, having created and managed a number of successful businesses with published success. In 2004 Dean had a creative desire to develop new and innovative products for the electrical industry, it was then he turned his attention to founding Connected Group Australia P/L with a desire to run with the ball that all other major suppliers had dropped. Always one to unite the team with the core focus of meeting the needs of employees, customers, investors, communities, and the law...

Loretta Lucantonio

Financial Operations

Loretta works with the Financial Controller, assisting in all account portfolios and the financial management of the company. She keeps the company on track by identifying and preventing discrepancies and helping set up control systems, assisting with the preparation of financial statements in compliance with all official guidelines and requirements.

Bradeen Simon

Customer Service & Sales

Bradeen is our newest recruit to customer service and sales, bringing a new, fresh approach to the CSG team. As the first point of contact, Bradeen will soon become the most familiar personality to our customers. Customer service is our number one priority, so you can trust that Bradeen can help you with everything you need.

Nadia Sincek

Administration Assistant

With a background in customer service and sales, Nadia is a natural administration assistant. She serves as the eyes and ears of the office, providing information, answering questions and responding to requests. Want to lodge a warranty claim? Nadia is your go-to girl that will provide a satisfactory resolution.

Tara Micallef

NSW Field Sales Representative

Say hello to Tara Micallef - our NSW sales representative. Does she look familiar? You've most likely crossed paths with Tara as she has 15+ years in the electrical industry, working at both wholesalers and suppliers. She has a passion for everything electrical, loves to chat and help people in any way that she can. Do you have a big project coming up? Get in touch with Tara for project pricing, quoting and product samples.

Robbie M

Financial Controller

Robbie manages all the financial information, helping customers stay up-to-date with their accounts and payment due dates. He works hard to monitor and control the “pulse” of the company ensuring we are able to maintain a healthy company financially. The less you hear from Robbie the better - and we mean that in the nicest way possible!

Ebony Cay

Marketing Manager

Ebony has been with Connected Switchgear since 2012. With 11 years up her sleeve, Ebony has learnt most facets of the business including sales and customer service, and is now the marketing manager - looking after the CSG website, social media and all electronic marketing.

Denis Romero

Warehouse Manager

Denis has years of experience managing warehouse processes and the team. He is a key member of Connected Switchgear, with a strong customer service focus. Denis runs the dispatch team with energy, drive and enthusiasm. His strength is in his ability to be consciously aware of how critical supply of goods are, always striving to deliver in full and on time to customers.

Graeme McDonald

Industrial Design Engineer

Over 35 years experience in Industrial Design / Product Design, specialising in electronic product and domestic appliance design. He was a winner of The Australian Design Awards, Good Design USA and Red Dot Germany. Graeme's role in new product development at Connected Switchgear includes product concept design, mechanical layout, large electronic component and PCB layout, design of plastic and metal components for manufacture. He is also involved in mechanical and thermal testing.

Mark Norris

Electronic Design Engineer

Apart from drinking copious amounts of coffee, Mark’s talent lies in his ability to innovate in areas of electronic design. With over 20 years of experience in the electronics design industry, Mark brings with him a “brain trust” of knowledge and is responsible for bringing from concept to realization the electronic design of various innovative products such as our patented i-TOUCH series.

Peter Birrell

Software Design Engineer

Peter has a determination and passion to succeed in all areas, along with a wealth of experience in software engineering. Peter has been pivotal in designing various products unrivalled in innovation and functionality, with home automation his latest creation for the i-TOUCH series.

Leo Cai

QA Coordinator

Leo has spent 5 years with the CSG team and is responsible for understanding the Australian electrical industry and how best to exceed customers expectations in relation to quality. He monitors the production of product from tooling through manufacturing to shipping and is relentless in his determination to exceed QA expectations.


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