Meet the Team

Pete Wakefield

Pete Wakefield

Owner & Registered Electrician

Pete can be found in the office or out on the tools and occasionally he’s been caught looking for a decent coffee. When he’s not working he likes to spend his time in the mountains teaching his three young children how to ski or researching electric vehicles.

  • Registered Electrician
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Mitsubishi Heat Pump Installer
  • Mitsubishi Heat Pump Service Technician
  • EnaSolar Inverter Installer
Sonia Wakefield

Sonia Wakefield

Owner & Office Manager

Sonia keeps everything in the office running smoothly and efficiently. She takes care of the systems and processes that ensure all your invoicing and quotes are accurate and prompt every time. She’s also a KNX Partner so she can program and commission building automation systems.  When she’s not at the desk she’s busy with three young children. If they’re entertained too then you’ll occasionally find her out skiing, walking or riding a mountain bike.

  • Master of Science
  • KNX Partner
Patrick Thomson

Patrick Thomson

Registered Electrician

Patrick is a very skilled registered electrician based in Christchurch. He completed his apprenticeship with Wakefield Electrical.  He’s also a KNX Partner which means he’s qualified to install building automation systems and he’s a Mitsubishi certified heat pump installer and service technician.  When he’s not working you might find him spending time with his partner or doing some DIY at home.

  • Registered Electrician
  • KNX Partner
  • Mitsubishi heat pump installer
  • Mitsubishi heat pump service technician

Stuart Buchan

Registered Electrician

Stuart is a registered electrician who is an expert working with switchboards. He has spent plenty of time building custom switchboards along with working on commercial electrical projects. He provides excellent customer service and attention to detail. In his spare time he enjoys hiking, skiing, swimming and mountain biking.

  • Registered Electrician
Tristan Lancaster

Tristan Lancaster

Apprentice Electrician

Tristan is currently doing his electrical apprenticeship while he works at Wakefield Electrical. He’s also a certified heat pump installer.  Tristan lives in the Darfield area and when he’s not helping out with the family beekeeping business you’ll find him out hunting in the high country.

  • Electrical Apprentice
  • Mitsubishi Heat Pump Installer

Torbyn Eady

Trade Assistant

Torbyn is a part time Trade Assistant at Wakefield Electrical and spends the rest of his week at Polytech as a Pre-trade Electrical student. He‘s keen on being outside, and in winter you’ll find him at Mt Hutt doing some tricky moves in the terrain park.  Recently he’s been learning how to install and commission heat pumps.

  • Trade Assistant
  • Electrical Trainee

Henri Rollinson

Trade Assistant

Henri is an apprentice electrician who currently divides his time between doing work with us and studying at Southern Institute of Technology. He joined our team in early 2019.

  • Trade assistant
  • Electrical trainee