Our People

Here at CSL we present a truly diverse and friendly team, mindful of our customers needs, dedicated to quality customer service, quality product knowledge, and a quality result in a timely manner.


Your first point of call, our customer support team are here to help you with your day-to-day inquiries including pricing, technical information, ordering and deliveries.

Shane Olivier
Shane OlivierTeam Leader, Customer Services
Shane leads our customer service team. His knowledge and expertise of all things CSL and willingness to go above and beyond for our customers make him a huge asset to our team.
Mike Costello
Mike Costello
A licensed electrician, Mike is our technical expert in low voltage, panel and connectivity solutions.
Ninu Nair
Ninu Nair
Ninu has a post-graduate diploma in electrical engineering and a Limited EST license. A team player, he is always eager to learn about new products.
Sojan Mathews
Sojan Mathews
Sojan is a graduate in Electrical Engineering from University of Auckland. He has a background in power systems & radio communications.


CSL’s team of innovation architects are out on the road helping you come up with new ways to solve
your problems. They each have a particular area of expertise, as well as a region they support.

Denis King
Denis KingIdentification Specialist
Denis is NZ’s only full-time
dedicated identification expert for the electricity. His understanding of identification requirements is second to none.
Rod Englund
Rod EnglundIndustrial, Hamilton, Bay of Plenty
Rod has extensive experience in supplying automation, networking and instrumentation solutions to industry. He understands the importance of designing networks based on best practice.
Peter Gillespie
Peter GillespieIndustrial, North Island – Taupo South
Peter specialises in our Weidmuller and Siemens products. He is our most experienced innovation architect with 40+ years in the industrial electrical and automation industries.
Derek Camm
Derek CammChannel, South Island
Derek has 24+ years’ experience in the electrical wholesale industry. He has a wealth of knowledge in test and measurement, data structured cabling and cable accessories.


Application Architects are responsible for specific solution areas. They are our technical gurus here to help you find solutions for your most difficult problems.

Michael Wright
Michael WrightEngineered Solutions Manager
A registered electrician, Michael has extensive experience in application-based engineering, specialising in low voltage power distribution and motor control.
Kerry Schreiber
Kerry SchreiberHazardous
A registered electrician with extensive experience in hazardous environments, Kerry is responsible for our hazardous area and industrial lighting solutions.
Koloa Hau
Koloa HauProduct Marketing Manager – Power Distribution & Panel Products
Koloa has 14+ years’ experience in the NZ Electrical Industry. He has a diploma in electrical engineering with expertise in low voltage power distribution and motor control.
Sam Siddawi
Sam Siddawi Product Marketing Manager - Automation
Sam joined CSL in 2022. He has over 18 years of experience in automation including industrial and building automation.


The management team set the standard for us all. They provide our team with direction and are always willing to join us in the trenches and be there to support our customers.

Judith Stewart
Judith StewartChairman
Grandaughter of Cuthbert Stewart himself, Judith joined the CSL board in 1995
and was elected Chairperson in 2006. She takes a handson approach to her role
and enjoys assisting with our marketing efforts.
Phil Elliott
Phil ElliottManaging Director
Phil has been with CSL for over 22 years including roles as National Sales Manager & General Manager of CSL’s Power Utility business.
Darren Imms
Darren Imms Supply Chain Manager
Darren has an extensive background in procurement and logistics. His love of process and detail are well suited to his role.
Dwayne Taylor
Dwayne TaylorNational Manager – Power and Channel
Dwayne leads our power and channel team. A registered electrician, he has 30+ years’ experience in the electrical and electrical supply industry.
Jeff Woodward
Jeff WoodwardNational Channel Manager
With over 30 years of experience in the electrical industry both on and off the tools, including 24 years with a leading NZ wholesaler, Jeff leads our channel team in looking after our wholesale customers.