It takes a small, but special team to create the magic at Global SMT & Packaging. Here are some of the main team members who play a role in making that happen.

Trevor Galbraith


Trevor joined the electronics industry in 1989 and spent his early years in academic publishing before founding Trafalgar Publications in 1999. He travels extensively, has a passion for new technologies and sits on the SMTAi Technical Committee.

Sandy Daneau

Int. Director of Sales

Sandy has been in the electronics industry for more years than she cares to remember. She has many friends and contacts within the industry and is an avid soccer-mom!

Penny Jernigan

Accounts & Operations‚Äč

Penny ensures things happen when they should. A highly-experienced organizer, events manager and accountant, Penny handles everything from salaries and accounts to printers, deadlines, shipments and all things in between.

Gloria Lucas Thomas

Gloria is based in Noida, near New Delhi, India. She manages the international and Asia newsdesks and posts submitted and researched news items. Gloria also maintains the Global SMT database of over 200,000 contacts.

David Burford

David lives in Cambridge, UK and is the key cameraman at many of the major events attended by Global SMT TV. David is also a talented animated graphics artist and video editor.

Summer Dean

Summer is based in Brighton, UK and is involved in many assignments for Global SMT TV and others. She is a talented Livestream Producer, camera person and video editor.

Heinrich Ferreira

Digital & Web Design

Heinrich produces all our digital assets and ensures our websites are running efficiently and effectlivey to deliver an optimal user experience.