About Us

Wilsons Traffic Management

After over a decade in the industry, Sam and Gabby had a dream to create a solutions based traffic management business, a business that not only put their clients first but also really values its employees. After surrounding themselves with other industry experts in February 2020, Wilsons TM Limited was brought to life. In 2 years the team grew to over 100 staff, with the same vision they now provide traffic management around the South Island.

A Smarter Way Of Working

We are dedicated to finding innovative solutions and smarter ways of working. With team culture at the forefront of our values, we’ve got a crew who love working for us, keeping productivity and commitment high out in the field.
We take pride in our work, and we continually strive to proactively meet the needs of our clients.
Our clients trust us to provide best-practice traffic management solutions on all levels – and our rapid growth, with continued results, is proof that we’re reliable.

Meet The Management Team

Our management team, with over 100 years combined experience work together to ensure the values of Wilsons TM are upheld not only on the road but within every moving part of the company. We are always accessible and regularly go out on the road with our crew too. We are building relationships with lasting friendships.

Christchurch

Managing Director

Sam Wilson

With over a decade of experience, Sam is widely respected in the industry having worked in various leadership, operations and development roles prior to establishing Wilsons TM in 2020. Sam is a true leader, and you will often find him out on the road tackling some of the more challenging sites - leading by example and passing knowledge and skill to his team.
Sam’s a hands-on kind of boss, being actively involved in all Wilsons projects both in the office and the field. Providing necessary direction, allocation of resources, programme and methodology and financial overview, Sam ensures the successful delivery of our projects.
The success and growth of Wilsons proves that his enthusiasm for the industry and commitment to customer satisfaction are the real deal.
HR/Compliance Manager

Chris Martin

Chris has progressed through STMS levels after starting as a TC in 2015, landing as our training & compliance manager.
With a true passion for the industry, Chris has developed and implemented a custom internal training matrix for the professional development of new and experienced team members.
“It All Starts At The Gate” is a unique and innovative method that ensures the Wilsons team continue to maintain their high level of safety and compliance knowledge.
Our “people person”, Chris covers recruitment and retention as well as training and development. New team members undergo an intensive induction process alongside Chris, absorbing his vast array of knowledge and ensuring they and our clients are safe while working on the roads.
Training Manager

Rachel Hope

Rachel is an experienced, diligent and flexible team player who is passionate about providing staff with the tools, knowledge and support to have successful careers in traffic management. She leads from the front and takes a hand-on approach. Rachel has extensive knowledge of the Training and Competency model and CoPTTM.
Director/Finance

Gabby Krauze

After dabbling in creating a few businesses previously, when the time came to launch Wilsons TM, Gabby had the knowledge and ideas to hit the ground running.
With almost a decade of business management, accounting and marketing, Gabby now leads our finance, administration and marketing team. Her ability to adapt to change easily and push the team has been a huge part in the growth and success of Wilsons TM.
Administration

Tash Higgs

Tash Higgs is our paperwork guru, working on job sheets, sorting administration tasks, inputting our Nelson branch’s payroll alongside assisting staff with their uniform needs. Tash is quick learner, who works well under pressure and has become an integral part of behind the scenes at Wilsons TM.
Fleet & Plant Manager

Andy Tobeck

Andy is the gate keeper of our fleet. He ensures our trucks and vehicles are of a high standard of safety and condition. Andy does our services and repairs when needed. He has over 12 years experience in the heavy diesel industry working on all types of trucks and earth moving equipment servicing and repairs. He also has a back ground in engineering and welding skills.
Operations Manager

Josh Charnley

Josh has more than ten years experience in the industry, working in TMP design and contracts manager roles.
Now the head of our operations, Josh is an experienced TMP and barrier designer, mentor, and assessor.
Innovative and solutions-based, you’ll often find Josh at the Wilson HQ constantly adjusting the schedule to provide improved efficiency for our clients needs. Josh actively oversees multiple ongoing projects, with an impressive reputation for consistently delivering successful projects.
Relationship building is a key strength, and we’re proud to have Josh fronting our Wilsons team.
Accounts & Payroll Officer

Hanna Broadhurst

Hannah is responsible for processing staff payrolls, reconciling all of our accounts, and making sure all of our suppliers are paid. With over 15 years experience. Hanna is an important part of making sure Wilsons TM offices are running smoothly. Hanna is an extremely hard worker who takes pride in her responsibilities.
Operations Coordinator

Melissa Butler

Melissa has a varied background and a desire to bring people together. Melissa started her career on the road but was quickly snapped up into the office. With a background in organising TTM for events Melissa takes care of our clients needs day to day. She thrives in the busy operational space and has become an integral part of our operations team.

Highly motivated and an energetic individual, Melissa is always willing to take the risk to execute precision services throughout the TTM industry.

Opperations Coordinator

Mitch Clinton

Mitch lives and breaths Operations. With a decade of industry experience, Working along side Sam for many years in previous roles, a Dream team. Mitch is dedicated to finding innovative solutions and smarter ways of working, combining full Legislative and Regulatory Compliance with outstanding communication and scheduling. He is trusted to provide best practice Traffic Management solutions to a wide range of our clients to complete contractual works, to specification, to schedule and within budget for the benefit of Our Clients and the organisations they represent.
Estimator/Business Development Manager

Daniel Potter

With over 14 years’ of experience in the temporary traffic management industry Dan has been involved in most situations from a STMS and management perspective.
Dan has successfully managed various major utility and infrastructure projects for Waka Kotahi, C.C.C, SCIRT and various other principles throughout the South Island.
From starting in the industry as a trainee Dan has since gained all STMS qualifications including being an approved Mentor and Assessor and now puts his knowledge towards complex tender applications while contributing to the development to our business growth and brand.

Nelson

Nelson Branch Manager

Anaru Dunn-Waipouri

Anaru’s ambition, strong work ethic and positive can-do attitude saw him successfully start up the Nelson branch in 2021. With a wealth of knowledge stemming from over 10 years’ experience in the industry, Anaru thrives in his position as the Nelson Branch Manager. His enthusiastic and proactive approach has ensured the team are continuously developing their confidence and skillset, while delivering exceptional service and building strong relationships with our clients.
Training & Compliance Manager

Ben Halpin

Ben has almost a decade of industry experience. Starting as an STMS for the Christchurch earthquake rebuild (SCIRT) he has worked on many varied worksites, projects and types of work activities. Ben has then spent a couple of years working in Murchison and Kaikoura on the inland route and SH1 to help with the rebuild of infrastructure from the aftermath of the Kaikoura earthquake in 2016. (NCTIR). Ben was a branch manager in Blenheim for a couple of years and worked with the NOC and the Opaoa Bridge upgrade on SH1. Ben has has experience working in Auckland as a training and compliance manager and is an Auckland Transport verified auditor. Ben is the newest edition to our Nelson office and is our training and compliance manager. He can help you with all your training needs.
Nelson Operations Manager

Aidan Wilson

Aidan joined the Christchurch team as a skilled STMS in 2021 and has recently relocated to Nelson to fulfil the role as the Operations Manager. With Aidan’s exceptional leadership and communication skills, he has proved to be a real asset to the Nelson branch. Keeping clients happy and ensuring operations runs smoothly is an integral part of Aidan’s role. Not only has Aidan developed strong relationships with our clients, he keeps our office full of smiles and laughs too!
Administration

Charlotte Lindsay

Charlotte joined the Wilson teams in 2021 where she worked tirelessly alongside Anaru to get the Nelson branch up and going. Charlotte loves working within a company that prides itself on building solid relationships and team culture. Charlotte works full-time in the Nelson office as the
administrator and is responsible for the paperwork, uniforms and assisting with day-to-day tasks.
She loves getting to know all the staff and prioritises creating a happy, inclusive and safe working
environment for the Nelson team.
TMP Designer

Tobin Hartley

Tobin joined the Nelson branch in early 2022 as the in-house TMP Planner. He has extensive
experience on the road as an STMS on both Highway and Urban areas, and can troubleshoot any problem you may have with a safe and compliant solution. Friendly and approachable Tobin has attained a solid working relationship with the local TMC’s and our current clients in and around the Nelson and Tasman regions. With a genuine passion for Traffic management and TMP Design Tobin is committed to giving you the best service start to finish for all your TMP needs.

Ambitious And Innovative

With a vision to provide first-rate services, our 100% New Zealand owned, family company has grown from a start-up to become industry leaders with over 100 staff in two locations in our first year of trading. With stand out personnel, quality equipment and technology, we are taking traffic management to the next level.

Health & Safety

Everyone who uses our roads deserves to make it home safe.
Here at Wilsons, we’ve got a strong commitment to Health & Safety and Quality Assurance.
Legal and ethical duties are top priority, so we’re ensuring our workplaces are healthy and safe not only for our team, but for the public.
Our specialist team combine full legislative and regulatory compliance with outstanding communication and customer service. This ensures the reduction of all potential risks for our clients when we’re working onsite. With services provided in Canterbury, Nelson, and the wider South Island, we’ll get you home safe.

Our People

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