After completing his engineering degree at the University of Melbourne, Romesh joined IVECO Trucks Australia as a graduate in 2000. He worked in various areas of the business from product planning, sales and marketing to truck production and engineering.
He then joined DaimlerChrysler and took on the role of Product Engineer for Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicles. Here he held a number of key technical and management roles, which also meant he spent significant time behind the wheel testing new products.
Romesh then joined Isuzu Australia as the Product Development Manager. Here he was responsible for liaison works with Isuzu Motors Japan as well as local design, development and testing, giving him valuable insight into this high volume segment.
Romesh then re-joined Daimler Truck and Bus as the Senior Manager responsible for engineering and product for the Mitsubishi-FUSO brand. In this role, he oversaw product strategy along with engineering and product support.
His most recent role encompasses all three Daimler brands from a homologation and regulatory perspective. Much of his current role involves future vehicle strategy for Daimler Truck and Bus. Future perspective is a key focus in his new role where efficiency, advanced technologies and its role in supporting Australia’s future freight task.