Vanessa Willats

Vanessa Willats

Vanessa Willats is a product manager for Partner Eco for Schneider Electric New Zealand. She joined Schneider Electric in 1993 as a Customer Care Representative for Clipsal New Zealand and progressed into multiple roles including sales engineer, technical support and customer services manager before moving into her current role in 2006.

With varied experience across wiring devices, standalone electronics, lighting and integrated systems, Vanessa has been responsible for commercialising DALI controls and numerous wiring device ranges in the New Zealand market. She closely follows market changes in lighting control and automation technologies spaces and is excited at the future of smart home technology.

Vanessa is an active volunteer in her local community and in her spare time loves to enjoy the outdoors with her family – particularly fishing and glamping.