Romesh Rodrigo, Senior Manager, Homologation, VPC and Regulatory Affairs – Daimler Truck and Bus Australia Pacific
After completing his engineering degree at the University of Melbourne, Romesh joined IVECO Trucks Australia as a graduate in 2000. He has since gained experience in a range of technical and managerial roles with leading European, North American and Japanese commercial vehicle manufacturers in Australia. Romesh re-joined Daimler Truck and Bus (DTB) in 2016, taking on a Senior Manager role within FUSO Truck and Bus where he oversaw engineering and product strategy along with technical support for the brand. In 2019 he changed roles within DTB taking on responsibility for homologation and regulatory affairs for all three Daimler brands. Much of his current role involves regulatory planning around DTB’s future product with specific focus on Zero Emission Vehicles strategy. Future perspective is a key focus for him where efficiency, safety and the advanced technologies offered by DTB products will play an important role in supporting Australia’s future freight task.