Wilson has been working in the New Zealand electrical industry for over 10 years. He is originally from China, having moved to New Zealand in his teenage years, attending College and then University in Auckland.

He has specialised knowledge in the industrial sector having worked on industrial projects for the first five years of his career. Since then he has focused on commercial building services projects.

Wilson spends a lot of his time fundraising for charity events, recently completing the Step Up Sky Tower Challenge in support of Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand.