Greg Ellis

Joint Business Owner

Greg started his automotive career in 1994 first as an apprentice, working in car restoration for Lindsay Fox. This was where his passion was ignited for not only mechanical service and repairs but also the finer requirements that make a difference.

Greg then moved into AMV as a 3rd year apprentice where he began to work on the Land Rover and Range Rover Marque and the knowledge and meticulousness skills he learnt from car restoration has carried through into all aspects of his work.

His time at AMV saw Greg work his way up to become Workshop Manager, where he also enjoyed the customer interaction. An opportunity became available in 2008 and he and his wife, along with another business partner, became the owners of AMV Automotive Service.

As the new joint owners the business has grown and moved from Elliot Place, Ringwood to main street frontage on Maroondah Highway Ringwood and now we are pleased to announce a further move to a larger and more customer friendly location of 36 molan street still in Ringwood.

Greg has a young family and enjoys the time with them whether it’s fishing, camping or playing with classic cars.

Ian Kennedy

Joint Business Owner

Joint Owner, for the past ten years have been involved in developing AMV to ensure the continual growth of the company and now have a new premises to further expand our customer experience in servicing and maintaining there vehicles with a relaxing atmosphere. Our aim is to give up to date repairs and services with all the latest technology.

Keith Atwell

Qualified Technician

Keith joined the team in February 2016 and has shown a great knowledge and experience gained from running his own workshop in the country, now he is enjoying bring his expertise to the workshop at AMV.  Keith enjoys the quiet life walking his dog , spending time with family and friends while still able to commute from a beautiful countryside location.

Ben Robinson

Qualified Technician

Ben started his automotive career at AMV as an apprentice motor mechanic. Ben has now been with AMV for over 10 years and enjoys working on all Land Rover model vehicles.

His passion for cars started at a young age when he liked pulling things apart and trying to put them back together.

Ben has traveled to many countries, some of them being New Zealand, England, Ireland, Scotland, France, Cambodia, Vietnam, Hong Kong, China and South Africa. His more recent adventure was to Europe

Ben enjoys spending his spare time reading, basketball and day trips.

Jason Harding

Qualified Technician

Jason is commencing his career this year as an apprentice mechanic at AMV.

Jason’s passion for cars started at a young age where he would spend his time with his grandfather watching him work on all models of cars. His favourite being Ford.

Jason enjoys spending his spare time watching football (Essendon), boxing, hanging out with friends and spending time with his family.

Kerry Ellis


Kerry started her career in Childcare where she moved up to became the manager of Kids on Collins and Centia. At the same time she also completed her Bachelor of Criminal Justice.

When Greg and Kerry became the joint owners of AMV Automotive, Kerry left her childcare experience and joined AMV to assist with the accounts.

Greg and Kerry have a young family who have become regular visitors to the workshop and office and help ‘Mum and Dad’ with the hard decisions.