Our Team


The APV team is led by its two executives, Alfio Ponticello (Managing Director) and David Edgerton (Director) and between them they have more than 60 years’ experience and share a hands on and personal approach, passion for productive client relationships, thirst for innovation, and an unwavering commitment to quality. 

Details of our Executive and key team members are shown below.

Alfio Ponticello

Managing Director



Alfio (Alf) has extensive experience in asset valuation for state and local governments, non-for-profit organisations and government-owned corporations.

Alfio is proud of his unblemished record in delivering high-quality valuations for financial accounting, market value, insurance and lease assessments. He is also extremely proud of APV’s achievements and passionate about building on the company’s success and leading it into the future.

Alfio Ponticello


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David Edgerton 




David is an internationally recognised leader in asset accounting and asset management. He is a Fellow of CPA Australia and in 2001 was named the National Public Sector CPA of the Year. Some of his career highlights include:

  • Member of the AASB Special Project for ‘Fair Value in the Public Sector’

  • Author of CPA Australia’s guides (International and AASB) to the valuation and depreciation of public sector assets

  • CPA Australia’s representative and convener of on the Asset Institutes Special Interest Group (SIG) – Public Sector Assets Collaborative Group


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David Edgerton FCPA International valuaton expert CPA Australia guide t valuaton and depreciaton of public sector assets AASB
Lachlan Black

Manager Valuations​

Lachlan is an API Registered Certified Practising Valuer and joined APV in 2007 after four years with the Australian Valuation Office. As Manager Valuations he is responsible for managing the valuation team as well as undertaking valuations and assisting with consulting projects.


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Daniel Atherton

Registered Valuer


Daniel has been a senior valuer with APV since graduating from University of Queensland in 2003. He has conducted valuations and provided Asset Management advice for land, buildings, site improvements and infrastructure for a large number of private, not-for-profit and public sector entities.

Daniel is a RICS Certified Practising Valuer.


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Michelle Cross

Registered Valuer​


Michelle joined APV in 2008 while finishing her degree at Queensland University of Technology. Since then she has specialised in the valuation of land, buildings and other structures with a focus mainly on local governments, not-for-profit entities and universities.

Michelle is a Registered Certified Practicing Valuer.


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Joshua Franklin

Registered Valuer​


Joshua joined APV in late 2018 and is a Registered (VRBQ) and Certified (AAPI) property valuer with broad experience across residential and commercial valuations. His role with APV focuses mainly on valuations for financial reporting purposes.  


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Megan Matteschek

Registered Valuer​


Megan joined APV in 2019 and is a Registered (VRBQ) and Certified (AAPI) property valuer with broad experience across residential and commercial valuations. She holds both a Bachelor of Business (Management) and a Postgraduate Diploma in Property Valuation.  


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Janaka Weerasinghe

Engineer / Infrastructure Valuer


Janaka is a Senior Engineer with bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering. He has more than seven years’ experience in Civil Engineering Design and Construction Project Management and nine years’ experience in infrastructure asset condition inspections and valuation.


Prior to working with APV, Janaka was employed with a private sector company involved with Hydro Power Plant design & construction. He also worked in Water and Sewerage designs sector as well.


Janaka has vast experience in the valuation of complex infrastructure assets such as Dams, Ports and Tunnels as well as plant and machinery valuation.


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John Deac

Engineer / Infrastructure Valuer​


John has over 25 years extensive experience in asset valuation for corporate having joined APV in 1993, This includes  local governments, non-for-profit organisations and government-owned corporations as well as project controls and estimation experience related to the coal mining industry.

​John has been primarily responsible for the project management and valuation of complex plant and equipment and  infrastructure assets such as ports, airports, universities, roads, water and sewage treatment.


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Jason McDonald

Technical Officer Infrastructure


Jason joined APV as a Technical Officer in 2015 following seven years working in a technical role with Wide Bay Water (part of Fraser Coast Regional Council). He works directly with our clients regarding asset registers, data and asset hierarchies and assists the engineers with the valuations.


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