Malcolm Trotter entered the industry as a Pest Management Technician with WA Flick & Co in Chatswood, NSW in 1976. Since that time, he has held positions with various companies in the areas of technical service, sales and management.
Malcolm took on the role of General Manager of Pink Pest Control & Pink Inspection Services in 1986 and held that position until purchasing the business in 1994 when he became the Managing Director, a position he currently holds.
He has served in various capacities with AEPMA including Chairman of the NSW Branch for four years, former National Vice President and National President and current Immediate Past President. Malcolm has represented AEPMA on the Standards Australia Committee that developed the standard for Timber Pest Inspections (AS 4349.3) and held a position on the New South Wales Pesticides Implementation Committee representing this Association.
Under his management, Pink Inspection Services has provided more than 100,000 pre-purchase inspection reports to home purchasers, conveyancers and conveyancing solicitors over a period of 22 years.
Malcolm is the current AEPMA representative to Standards Australia in relation to Timber Pest Inspections and has run several industry workshops in NSW and Queensland seeking industry input prior to drafting the official AEPMA position and presenting same to the relevant Standards Australia Committee in 2007.