Meet The Team

David Lee Gow

Director

Principal Prosthetist, Dip.App.Sci (P&O), MSc (Rehabilitation)

David Lee Gow commence his career in Melbourne, graduating from Lincoln Institute in 1983 and subsequently completing a Research Master at the University of Salford UK in 1998, working in both Australia and UK .

David’s involvement within the industry has developed exceptional knowledge of upper and lower limb prosthetic treatment within the public and private sectors; providing Prosthetic Rehabilitation Services for clientele, participation in numerous rehabilitation courses, conferences and educational programs, including a 4 year Lectureship at University of Salford, UK.

David’s key interests are ensuring maximum potential for all amputees, by providing appropriate prosthetic services, Osseointegration rehabilitation for amputees and the development of rehabilitation service models.

Major clinical and research interests in Upper Extremity Prosthetic rehabilitation with Osseointegration and Target Muscle Innervation exists, enabling Australian and overseas presentations and publications in this area.

David is a Member of the Australian Orthotic & Prosthetic Association (AOPA)

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Monique Van den Boom

Director

Senior Prosthetist, BP&O (Hons)

Monique’s professional and friendly attitude drives her passion and motivation to work closely with clients to achieve excellent clinical and functional outcomes.

Monique graduated from La Trobe University in 2003 and has gained wide-ranging experience from employment in the UK and Australia, as well as volunteering with a non-profit organisation providing Prosthetic services in Haiti.

Working in both the private and public systems in Australia and overseas has exposed her to all aspects required to successfully treat clients across the full expanse of Upper and Lower limb prostheses and rehabilitation; including upper limb myo-electric, lower limb microprocessor, recreational and sporting prostheses.

Monique holds her continuing professional development in high regard by attending workshops, and presenting at numerous International and Australian conferences and seminars.

Monique is an active Member of the Australian Orthotic & Prosthetic Association (AOPA), and previously appointed on the Board of Directors.

Jake Eadie

Prosthetist, Master Clin P&O, B.Health Sci, B.Industrial Design (Hons)

Jake joined the team at Promotion Prosthetics in September 2019 following five years working as a Prosthetist/Orthotist across the acute, sub-acute and rehabilitation aspects of amputee care in the public health system.

Jake has a passion for creating longstanding professional relationships with his clients in a relaxed and friendly environment. He has a strong emphasis on professional development and strives to remain informed of the latest innovations in prosthetic technologies and techniques so he is able to implement best practice into his daily prosthetic care.

Prior to starting his career in prosthetics, Jake studied industrial design and worked across a range of design projects. Jake draws on these creative and problem solving skills to ensure the best possible outcome from all of his clients. Jake discovered prosthetics as the perfect harmony between technical innovations and working closely with people in a healthcare setting.

Jake is a member of the Australian Orthotic & Prosthetic Association (AOPA).

Megg Banks

Prosthetist, Master Clin P&O

Megg joined the team at ProMotion Prosthetics in December 2022 after graduating from La Trobe University. Megg took on the role to Project Manage our relocation of clinic and workshop to our new Moorabbin facility before moving over to a full-time clinical role in April 2023.

Megg is passionate about developing meaningful professional relationships with clients to best facilitate prosthetic management and enjoys working with clients to achieve their goals.

Prior to working clinically, Megg worked for the Australian Orthotic Prosthetic Association as Communications Officer. Here she worked with industry leaders from around Australia to promote the work of the orthotic/prosthetic profession.

Megg is a Member of the Australian Orthotic & Prosthetic Association (AOPA).

Charles Ellis

Prosthetist – cPO-AOPA, BSc (Hons)

Charles joined the ProMotion team in October 2023 following 6 years working in the UK’s NHS. Charles graduated from The University of Salford in 2017, practicing in Bristol as an Orthotist/Prosthetist before transferring to Queen Mary’s Hospital, Roehampton as a Senior Prosthetist.
Charles prides himself on being a dynamic and forward-thinking Prosthetist and has a passion for forging innovative solutions whilst working closely with clients to ensure the best outcome is achieved.
In his previous role, Charles managed a varied and complex clinic, leading the upper limb and silicone service and presenting at numerous national interdisciplinary meetings. Charles also helped develop and implement pioneering NHS policies, allowing public health clients access to a higher standard of care.
Charles is a member of the Australian Orthotic & Prosthetic Association (AOPA)

Natalie Smith

Lead Prosthetic Technician

Natalie joined the ProMotion team in December 2018, after graduating from the Technical Methods in Prosthetics and Orthotics program at George Brown College, Ontario Canada. She gained her prosthetics experience in Barrie, Ontario and orthotics experience Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Her dedication to this profession is evident in her work ethic, enthusiasm, attention to detail, and ensuring clients needs are met without hesitation. She enjoys thinking outside of the box, finding creative solutions for all devices, and constantly improving her techniques.

Natalie enjoys the friendly and encouraging atmosphere at ProMotion Prosthetics, and continues to develop her skills through the various prosthetic materials, and keeping current with the latest innovations in the field.

Natalie is a Member of the Australian Orthotic & Prosthetic Association (AOPA).

Jason Honeychurch

Prosthetic Technician

Jason joined the ProMotion team in February 2022 working part-time as a Technician while completing his studies. Jason graduated from La Trobe University at the end of 2022 with a Bachelor Prosthetics & Orthotics.

Grace Baron

Prosthetic Technician

Grace graduated from the Technical Methods in Prosthetics and Orthotics program at George Brown College, Toronto, Ontario, in 2018. She gained experience as a prosthetic technician in Calgary, Alberta for 4 years, before joining the ProMotion team in March 2023.

Grace enjoys the collaborative environment at ProMotion. She takes pride in producing high-quality devices with particular attention to cosmetic finishes. Grace finds satisfaction in the craftsmanship of the technical process and enjoys continuously developing her skills, knowledge of materials, and fabrication techniques.

Grace is a Member of the Australian Orthotic & Prosthetic Association (AOPA).

Susan Price

Admin Supervisor & Facilities Officer

Susan commenced working part time at ProMotion in January 2018.

Susan has an extensive administration background with over 15 years’ experience. Susan’s role at ProMotion includes management of the patient database, appointments, invoicing, receipting, management of funding requests and liaising with insurance organisations.

Susan enjoys working with the clients and the team at ProMotion and is committed to providing a high standard of care.

Simone Pamamull

Office Administrator

Simone joined the ProMotion Prosthetics team in August 2022 as a Full Time Administrator at our Box Hill Clinic.

Simone has an extensive Customer Service and Administration background, having worked within the Health Care, Telecommunications and FMCG Industries over the past 20 years.

Simone strives to provide Excellent Customer Service, with a friendly and caring manner.

Bea Mackiewicz

Office Administrator

Bea joined the Administration team at Promotion Prosthetics in February 2024.

Bea has over 15 years extensive experience in the health industry with a strong background in Customer Service.

Bea has a cheerful and caring disposition and enjoys providing exceptional client care that Promotion Prosthetics values.