ABOUT US

THE TEAM BEHIND THE SCENES

Everything you could want to know about us! Park Lighting Design was established 30 years ago as a specialist service within Park Electrical Distributors’ core business. The division is made up of six full time LIA qualified lighting engineers working from our head office in Gateshead. The team has a broad range of experience in lighting design, lighting manufacturing, electrical consultancy and electrical wholesale. Our engineers are also qualified in Autocad, emergency lighting and revit/BIM.

We work closely with our partners including architects, M&E consultants and electrical contractors, delivering fully compliant lighting projects, on-time, on-budget and with outstanding results.
With direct access and support from key lighting brands and suppliers, we are able to offer bespoke custom designs and service.

Park have provided lighting projects in commercial, retail and hospitality, education, sports, residential and healthcare sectors and much more. We manage projects locally and nationally from our six branches, with twice daily deliveries and transfers making us the region’s best in delivery and results.

Simon Mooney Park Lighting Design Managing Director

SIMON MOONEY

Managing Director

Simon’s journey with Park began in 1992 and he now heads the Specialist Services department. Simon oversees the continuous expansion of Park, ensuring our reputation for integrity and quality is unmatched within the industry.

Karl Snowdon Park Lighting Design Key Accounts Manager

KARL SNOWDON

National Key Account Manager

Karl joined Park at just sixteen, starting as an apprentice and has worked his way up to the senior management team. With exceptional knowledge in lighting and his outgoing personality, he has built a great reputation with customers.

Paul Watson Park Lighting Design Technical Manager

PAUL WATSON MSLL

Technical Manager

With over 30 years experience, Paul has a wealth of knowledge for all things Lighting Design. Paul started his career with a modern apprenticeship and went on to build a solid foundation and knowledge for the lighting industry.

Craig Leighton Senior Project Lighting Engineer

CRAIG LEIGHTON

Senior Project Engineer

Craig is a key team member with over 10 years experience as a lighting engineer working with interior and exterior lighting and control systems. Craig is very diligent with exceptional attention to detail in all things lighting design.

Jasmine Benson Park Project Lighting Engineer

JASMINE BENSON

Project Lighting Engineer

Jasmine joined us in 2017 looking for a new challenge and creative opportunities. After completing her LIA Lighting Design training, in April 2019 Jasmine was shortlisted and came runner-up in the LIA Student of the Year award!

Paul Franks Park Branch Lighting Engineer

PAUL FRANKS

Project Lighting Engineer

Paul is an experienced lighting & controls engineer who has worked for various lighting manufacturers over the last 8 years. He’s now joined Park, relishing the thought of having a wide range of manufacturers to complete cost effective and optimum designs.

Niamh Benson Park Lighting Lead Project Support

NIAMH BENSON

Lead Project Support

Niamh is a psychology graduate of the University of Leeds. After spending two years working in recruitment, she joined our team In March 2020 as project support. She has high aspirations and a bright future in the lighting industry.

Lucy Project Lighting Design Engineer

LUCY MESSHAM

Project Lighting Engineer

Lucy joined the team in 2020 and is an experienced lighting design engineer who has spent the last five years working at Thorn Lighting. In 2017 Lucy completed her BTEC in Electrical / Electronic Engineering, followed by her HNC & HND in 2020.

Ross Christian Controls Design

ROSS CHRISTIAN

Controls Design

Ross is an asset to our team and has been with Park for over ten years working within controls throughout. He possesses an all-round knowledge both hands on and from a design perspective covering commercial and residential projects.

Emma Project Support Apprentice

EMMA PARKIN

Project Support Apprentice

Emma joined us on an apprenticeship scheme. Finishing school with exceptional GCSE results, Emma was keen to start work as soon as possible and has already settled in brilliantly. Emma has a bright future ahead of her and is a real asset to our team.