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 eight 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 controls, lighting manufacturing, electrical consultancy, and electrical wholesale. Our engineers are also experienced in Autocad, 3D modelling in Revit/BIM, and emergency lighting system design.

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.

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.

Ross Christian Controls Design

JOHN WALSWORTH

3D Design Engineer

John started his career in lighting over 20 years ago as a warehouse operative, he progressed into a lighting design roll and began designing projects in Revit. This later became a fully functional lighting design package we all now as ‘Park 3D’

Ross Christian Controls Design

JON PEARSON

Project Lighting Engineer

Jon started as a junior sales trainee in electrical wholesale in 2015, he then progressed to the role of external sales rep. In 2020 Jon decided to take on a new challenge with Lighting Design, which lead him to join the Park team in November 2021.

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.