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About us

Pro-Switch is a wholly owned Australian company that has been established with a specific intent to assist manufacturers and suppliers meet the requirements and regulations for market entry into Australia.

Based in Australia with over 20 years of experience in the certification of products in general and specialising in Plumbing Products we are dedicated to providing an efficient service focused on understanding the marketplace and suppliers needs and processing certification in the most efficient manner.


It is the understanding of the needs of suppliers and manufacturers for a professional, efficient, economical and impartial approach that dictates the company's business. Having a comprehensive knowledge of products, codes and Standards sets the company apart from the competitors.


Pro-Switch has obtained formal accreditation through Joint Accreditation System of Australia and New Zealand (JAS-ANZ) approval for products related to the WaterMark Certification Scheme (WMCS) and a proprietary Product Conformity Scheme (PCS).

The Pro-Switch Team


Simon Clarke

General Manager

B.App.SC - Chemical Engineer

Certified Lead Auditor

Extensive experience in mechanical testing of plumbing and related products (as part of NATA certified laboratory). Quality Systems implementation and maintenance.

Actively involved with standards development through work with WELS and member QLD Brass Association.


David Crichton

Compliance Officer

B Sc Mechanical Engineering

CPD trained: AutoCAD, Pro-Engineer

Certified Management Systems Auditor

Listed as the inventor of ~20 patented ideas
2013 Set up IANZ accredited test laboratory
2020 Publishing a monthly technical document – many of these published in NZ plumber magazine
2022 Recognition from Watts Water technologies in inventor programme

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Vince Schade

Certified Management Systems Auditor

Certified auditor with proven Quality Assurance and Safety Management experience encompassing:
• Supervision and Training
• Quality Control
• ISO 9001-2000 Certification
• Process Improvements
• Safety Prevention programs
• Occupational Health and Safety Management
• Worker’s Compensation Claims management
• Certified Workplace Health and Safety Officer



Support Personnel

Lee Lee Chlor

Nicole Pancer
Technical Support

Karen Eager


Kim Gralton
Project Manager

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