With extensive experience in the electrical and data industry, we’ve proudly built our reputation for more than 10 years.


Our values are:

Our attitude creates miracles / We think and act positive / Honesty always / Think safe, be safe, home safe.


Doug Swanson / Managing Director

Doug is a registered electrician and has been in the electrical and data industry for 30 years. He has completed projects at many New Zealand banks, government departments and a variety of businesses over the years. Doug has experience working on projects, managing projects, liaising with contractors, stakeholders and clients, and managing staff. Operating his own business is a commitment to his objective of providing excellent electrical, data, UPS installation and maintenance services in the Canterbury region. He aims to ensure that The Connection Company is part of your solution.


Marilyn Wilson / Director & General Manager

Marilyn joined the business in the middle of 2007 after a 20-year career in banking, where she spent time in sales, people development and account management. Previous careers included several years working in sales for an IT company and six years running a property management business. Marilyn’s commitment is to ensure that The Connection Company provides an excellent and timely service to our clients. She is also committed to fostering an exciting and stimulating environment for our staff to develop in.


Sean Te Whata-Wallace / Electrician & Technician

Sean joined us as an apprentice in January 2008 and gained his electrical registration in April 2012. Sean has been involved in many communication and data projects including: installing cabling, aerials and phone systems. He is also working with our property management clients doing electrical servicing. During 2010 he completed a Mitsubishi training course and has been involved in many heat pump installations, including ducted systems. He is our heat pump servicing specialist and a great fault finder. In 2011 Sean achieved his Fujitsu installers certification. Sean is an accredited Fujitsu Installer and also holds a gas fillers license.


Aaron Pringle / Senior Electrician

Aaron has been with the Connection Company since the beginning of 2009. He has been a Registered Electrician for more than 10 years. Aaron is our Senior Electrician and does most of the servicing for our Property management clients, as well as running larger fit out jobs. We receive a lot of positive feedback from clients and other contractors regarding Aaron and his work.

Aaron has a wealth of experience in servicing, design for rewiring of older properties and running electrical works for fit outs. As our Senior Electrician, Aaron also carries most of the responsibility for training our apprentices.


Kieran Robinson / Apprentice Electrician

Kieran joined us as an apprentice electrician in October 2016. Since then, he has progressed well in electrical theory and practical work while working under the supervision of our registered electricians.

We are looking forward to Kieran completing his apprenticeship this year. He is also an experienced heat pump installer and service tech, and holds a gas fillers license.