I have worked in the lighting industry for 25 years as designer, project leader and independent consultant, working globally on all types of sports venues and events.
My work covers all aspects of an event from guiding and developing lighting strategies, development of functional specifications to brief and guide procurement, identifying the skills required from the supply chain for each area of operations. I am usually involved in final installation and set up, co-ordinating with TV crews
Communicating across organising committee departments is an essential part of ensuring lighting supports the vision of the event and does not become a standalone or constructed as an after thought. Well-conceived communications and written down plans are an essential in order to use available resources more effectively, deliver superior results at affordable levels.
Here is a selection of projects I have been actively involved in for various suppliers in numerous countries…