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MEET OUR TEAM

With unrivalled experience, industry knowledge and expertise combined with a customer-first mindset, our team will provide the solution you need.

With a large team that covers the length of New Zealand, our dedicated team are on hand to ensure you are provided with the right products and solutions for your next project. Our team will take the time to understand your needs, provide sound technical advice and provide ongoing support once the project is completed. EllisCo is more than the supplier of industry-leading products. We are a team that is dedicated to ensuring you are provided with the best possible solutions, every time. Meet the team behind your next project.

Welcome to the New EllisCo Website - SHOP NOW

MEET OUR TEAM

With unrivalled experience, industry knowledge and expertise combined with a customer-first mindset, our team will provide the solution you need.

With a large team that covers the length of New Zealand, our dedicated team are on hand to ensure you are provided with the right products and solutions for your next project. Our team will take the time to understand your needs, provide sound technical advice and provide ongoing support once the project is completed. EllisCo is more than the supplier of industry-leading products. We are a team that is dedicated to ensuring you are provided with the best possible solutions, every time. Meet the team behind your next project.

Management

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Douglas Oliver CEO

Douglas has been in the electrical industry for 30+ years,...

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Mark Pooley Commercial Director

Since 1993 I have been with EllisCo moving from assembling...

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Peter Millard Technical Services Director and Natural Ventilation Division Manager

Peter is a qualified electrician with more than 25 years...

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Automation & Safety Division

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Mike Watts Automation and Safety Division Manger

Specialised in providing customers with solutions around - Industrial Automation,...

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David Wildbore Business Development Manager Automation

I am known as Womble and I am an Industrial...

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Anthony Henricksen South Island Automations Sales Engineer

Anthony has worked as a sales engineer for 20 years,...

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Hayden Ng Automation Sales Engineer

I joined EllisCo at the end of 2018 as the...

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Jason Currie Internal Technical Sales Consultant Automation

Specialised in providing first class solutions & service

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Lighting Division

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Wayne Hobcraft Lighting & Electrical Division Manager and South Island Manager

I started back at EllisCo in May 2015 for the...

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Peter Rasmussen Senior Sales Representative

I have been with EllisCo for 25 years representing primarily...

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Brent Kirkland Lighting Sales Engineer

I started with EllisCo in 2015 to help to expand...

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Natural Ventilation Division

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Peter Millard Technical Services Director and Natural Ventilation Division Manager

Peter is a qualified electrician with more than 25 years...

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Administration & Customer Service

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Mark Pooley Commercial Director

Since 1993 I have been with EllisCo moving from assembling...

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Tracy Heslop Internal Sales Consultant

Joined the company in 2007, and have been learning and...

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Halena Yukich Customer Service Support

Helpful and friendly first point of contact for our customers,...

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Catherine Matthews Office Manager

I have been with EllisCo in my position as Office...

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Mike Watts Automation and Safety Division Manger

Specialised in providing customers with solutions around - Industrial Automation, Process Automation, SCADA, AC Motor Control Solutions, IOT, IR4.0, Sensing, Level Control, Functional Machine Safety, Machine Guarding, Lock Out Tag Out, Printing Systems and Labelling Solutions, Industrial Networking, Building Technologies.

Key projects you worked on

SILO 9 (GBC), SKY CITY Low Harmonic Drives Car Park Pressurization and purge, Flexi Soft and Axelent, Machine Guarding – Fortress roll out CHH LVL, Silvia Park Danfoss HVAC, Maungatapere Water Scheme PDL HPD replacements.

Key brands you sell/work on

Danfoss, SICK, Fortress, Axelent, Brady, Hirschmann, IDEM, B&R Automation, X Tray Cable management, Novaris – Surge Protection, EATON ­ I Light

David Wildbore Business Development Manager Automation

I am known as Womble and I am an Industrial Electrician with a current practicing license and 39 years in the industry. I cover the bottom half of the North Island for the EllisCo Automation team.

My main hobby is driving and restoring Classic cars and currently have in the shed;
- 1979 cf Bedford factory camper
- 1974 Pontiac Trans Am
- 1995 MGF

Qualifications/Training

Industrial Electrician with NZCE INT Cert/ Advanced Trade

Key brands you sell/work on

Our entire range.

Anthony Henricksen South Island Automations Sales Engineer

Anthony has worked as a sales engineer for 20 years, after serving 7 years as an Aircraft Avionics Technician. Anthony comes from an electrical sales engineering background of aircraft, marine, mining, power quality and industry.

Anthony is passionate about understanding needs and partnering to achieve the best possible results for the customer. Anthony represents EllisCo in the South Island.

Anthony enjoys music, skiing and watching live sports.

Qualifications/Training

Avionics Technician, Electrical Service Technician

Key brands you sell/work on

Danfoss, SICK, IDEM, Axelent, Fortress and Brady

Hayden Ng Automation Sales Engineer

I joined EllisCo at the end of 2018 as the young newbie. I work in the automation team as a Sales Engineer and am constantly looking for things to learn, which is great, considering there's so much to learn in our Automation product range!

You'll often find me asking a lot of questions due to my curiosity and eagerness to learn, so be prepared to answer them

Qualifications/Training

BE (Hons.) Mechatronics at the University of Auckland

Key projects you worked on

Bell Tea Bagging Line

Key brands you sell/work on

Danfoss, SICK, Axelent, Brady, Novaris and IDEM

Jason Currie Internal Technical Sales Consultant Automation

Specialised in providing first class solutions & service

Qualifications/Training

Diploma Aviation Sciences NMIT, Griffiths University, Fabrication Engineer Marine and Internal Sales and Customer Service

Key projects you worked on

Sky City Convention Centre

Key brands you sell/work on

Danfoss, SICK, Axelent and Guarding

Wayne Hobcraft Lighting & Electrical Division Manager and South Island Manager

I started back at EllisCo in May 2015 for the 2nd time. I have 2 roles, 1st as the Division Manager – Lighting and Electrical, I support our National Lighting Team, I’m also involved with the introduction of new brands and product updates. And 2nd as the South Island Manager, I’m responsible for general Sales and Customer service in the South Island.

Qualifications/Training

Graduate Certificate in Science Technology (Lighting)
AGI32 Software
Auckland City Council Producer Statement author

Key projects you worked on

N.I. Pak n Save new builds and refurbishment, Nelson Airport

Key brands you sell/work on

Eaton, Fern Howard, Midstream and Thorlux

Peter Rasmussen Senior Sales Representative

I have been with EllisCo for 25 years representing primarily lighting products and previously with Philips Lighting for 8 years. I look after all aspects of the industry from wholesalers and contractors to OEM and consultants. Over the years our portfolio of lighting companies has increased considerably and we now represent some of the largest lighting manufacturers in world.

I work with a strong team of dedicated individuals and a great team spirit which makes working at EllisCo a pleasure.

Qualifications/Training

35-years experience within the lighting industry

Key projects you worked on

Events Cinema, Pak’n’Save, Briscoes, Hamilton Hospital, Xero Parnell, Sofitel Hotel, Long Bay Village and Warkworth Primary

Key brands you sell/work on

Eaton, Ceag, Fern Howard, Thorlux, Midstream and Stucchi

Brent Kirkland Lighting Sales Engineer

I started with EllisCo in 2015 to help to expand our lighting division. I have been in the lighting game since 1995 in which time I have worked across a number of sectors in the industry such as retail, commercial, industrial  and sports lighting.

Our aim is to provide the right solution to meet our customers’ needs, including sound advice gained from many years operating at the core of the industry.

Qualifications/Training

Certificate in Illumination Engineering, IES/AUT and Diploma in Sales and Sales Management, AUT.

Key projects you worked on

Stratford Hockey lighting upgrade, Huapai Domain floodlighting, McKechnie Aluminium LED upgrade and Alto Packaging.

Key brands you sell/work on

Thorlux, Midstream, Eaton and Zalux

Peter Millard Technical Services Director and Natural Ventilation Division Manager

Peter is a qualified electrician with more than 25 years experience in our industry. He has been with EllisCo for 20 of those years.

Now co-owner at EllisCo, Peter manages our Natural Ventiliation division which is one of our fastest growing divisions. This is due to an increased focus on energy consumption and sustainability and Peter's expertise in this area. Peter's passion is to do things right the first time.

Qualifications/Training

Registered Electrician

Key projects you worked on

Wellington Hospital, University of Canterbury, University of Auckland, ARA Building Christchurch

Key brands you sell/work on

Window Master, TOPP Movement Controls, Ultraflex Control Systems, Monodraught

Douglas Oliver CEO

Douglas has been in the electrical industry for 30+ years, of which he has been at EllisCo for 20 years.

Douglas is one of 3 owners at EllisCo. He is still a registered electrician and is proud to be involved in a constantly evolving industry. His background is Machine Safety, Emergency lighting and Industrial Automation.

Most weekends Doug can be found on a tennis court with his wife and 3 daughters.

Qualifications/Training

Electrical Trade Certificate, CSME (Certified Machine Safety Expert (TUV Nord)

Key projects you worked on

Christchurch Airport Emergency lighting, Auckland water - Vass busbar, Pak n Save - Emergency lighting, Red Stag Timber - Axelent Safety Fencing.. and Support for all staff.

Key brands you sell/work on

I have a liking for emergency lighting (CEAG and Eaton Menvier) and Axelent, but I am across all products, ie Danfoss, Novaris, Brady, Sick Sensors, etc.

Mark Pooley Commercial Director

Since 1993 I have been with EllisCo moving from assembling bulkheads to accountant now to part of the ownership of EllisCo. We are an open planned office where we have a lot of fun but still get the work done .

I have a dice which has all the lunch time delights require on a weekly basis – KFC, McD’s, pizza

Qualifications/Training

BCom University of Auckland

Key projects you worked on

Behind the scenes, procurement and financial tasks.

Key brands you sell/work on

Lighting Australia, Cooper and Brady

Peter Millard Technical Services Director and Natural Ventilation Division Manager

Peter is a qualified electrician with more than 25 years experience in our industry. He has been with EllisCo for 20 of those years.

Now co-owner at EllisCo, Peter manages our Natural Ventiliation division which is one of our fastest growing divisions. This is due to an increased focus on energy consumption and sustainability and Peter's expertise in this area. Peter's passion is to do things right the first time.

Qualifications/Training

Registered Electrician

Key projects you worked on

Wellington Hospital, University of Canterbury, University of Auckland, ARA Building Christchurch

Key brands you sell/work on

Window Master, TOPP Movement Controls, Ultraflex Control Systems, Monodraught

Mark Pooley Commercial Director

Since 1993 I have been with EllisCo moving from assembling bulkheads to accountant now to part of the ownership of EllisCo. We are an open planned office where we have a lot of fun but still get the work done .

I have a dice which has all the lunch time delights require on a weekly basis – KFC, McD’s, pizza

Qualifications/Training

BCom University of Auckland

Key projects you worked on

Behind the scenes, procurement and financial tasks.

Key brands you sell/work on

Lighting Australia, Cooper and Brady

Tracy Heslop Internal Sales Consultant

Joined the company in 2007, and have been learning and laughing ever since. Have a good basic knowledge of lots of products, and happy to help if I can.
 
Weekends can see me enjoying the beach where I live – socialising and fishing.

Qualifications/Training

20 plus years experience in the industry and basic training in SICK, Brady and Danfoss products

Key projects you worked on

Juken NZ Ltd - Safety lockouts for all sites

Key brands you sell/work on

Brady

Halena Yukich Customer Service Support

Helpful and friendly first point of contact for our customers, managing all customer enquiries, problem-solving and providing all necessary support for the EllisCo team

Qualifications/Training

Selwyn College and customer service, admin and sales support at EllisCo since 2006

Key brands you sell/work on

JB Battery, Menvier, Lighting Australia and Brady

Catherine Matthews Office Manager

I have been with EllisCo in my position as Office Manager since 2002. Looking after the accounts department, office administration and trying to keeping the staff in order.

Qualifications/Training

Business Administration

Key projects you worked on

Finance and administration

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