Our staff combine over 60 years of industry expertise and experience and we believe in finding the best safety solutions for the occupational health and safety and environmental and workplace monitoring needs of our customers.

Jeff Whyte


Extensive industry knowledge spanning more than 30 years has given Jeff solid experience, making Whyte Specialised Equipment one of the leading sales and manufacturing companies of carpet and hard floor surface cleaning equipment in Australia.

He previously ran his own carpet/cleaning cleaning business in Queensland before pursuing a career in sales working for various companies within the same industry. He was instrumental in helping develop a successful Australian carpet cleaning equipment company during that time before deciding to strike out on his own.

Jeff has a passion for his work, an inward desire to not only sell quality equipment, but to nurture and build lasting relationships, his sense of humour and stories to tell make the experience most memorable.

Carolyn Whyte


Carolyn’s product knowledge is impeccable. Always available to give advice on machines and tools or just lend a hand, she shares her warm and caring nature with colleagues and customers alike. With a keen eye for detail and a creative artistic touch, managing several aspects of the business from sales and purchasing through to accounts. Carolyn works closely with the entire team to enhance and develop new ideas to improve the Whyte brand.

Sue Taylor


With a Bachelor of Business (Accounting), Sue has the remarkable ability of finding and rectifying inaccuracies quickly and professionally to ensure our accounting system is working seamlessly. As a member of IPA and accounting discussion groups Sue often takes part in meetings and seminars to ensure her skills are always up to date. Outside of Whyte’s Sue plays competitive squash regularly and volunteers her time as a Joey leader. Sue’s cheery and friendly nature adds to the positive vibe of the office.

Lisa Paterson


With a flare and passion for marketing and technology Lisa looks after the marketing, developing the Whyte’s website, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.

As the industry is forever changing Lisa enjoys keeping our customers up to date with the latest and greatest. Lisa’s real passion though is shooting and producing movies, some of her work you will have seen on our website, Instagram, Youtube and Facebook. Lisa works closely with the sales, service and administration teams keeping the inventory system updated and running smoothly.

Juha (Uhie) Pullka


With more years in the industry than he cares to admit, Uhie is 1 of only 2 Certified Sapphire Scientific Technicians in Australia.  His widespread expertise in the cleaning industry, servicing, repairing, and maintaining specialised carpet & tile cleaning equipment, he takes his expert knowledge and skill set travelling throughout Australia to the most regional areas, delivering and installing truckmounts for our new and existing customers. His passionate resourcefulness has opened the door for many opportunities within the industry.  Uhie, leads our portable manufacturing division with expert knowledge and confidence.

Scott Slater



Scott joined the Whyte's service specialist team as a highly qualified Mechanic in 2018. With over 30 years of mechanical experience and some specialised industry training from the best in the business, Scott is an integral part of the servicing team. With his troubleshooting skills and knowledge Scott travels to many parts of Australia for emergency breakdowns, machinery installations and servicing of equipment for many of Whyte’s customers. Scott’s biggest passion is racing his XU1 Torana and has earned him several titles around Australia in the “Historic Touring Cars Class”.

David Jones



David joined our team of service specialists in 2021 and is one of Australia’s most sort after mechanical technicians, with over 30 years extensive experience in the design manufacturing and support of cleaning equipment. As the owner of McConnell Research, a manufacturer of hot water extraction cleaning systems, David is proficient in 240v, 12v & 3-phase machinery design, diagnostics and is instrumental in the design and engineering of new and innovative cleaning machinery technology. With his vast machinery knowledge across all brands, you can guarantee if you have a problem, David will get to the bottom of it.

Luke Whyte


With a solid 15+ years in the industry Luke found he needed more information and skills to deliver the Hard Floor Cleaning services his clients required. As there was no training offered in Australia, he completed numerous training courses in the US and quickly realised that sharing his experience and knowledge with others in the industry became his passion. After a number of years and experience Total Floor Cleaning Solutions Training Institute opened and successfully delivers extensive hands on training giving business operators the knowledge to succeed.

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