The LIA Council

The LIA Council is made up of professionals from various aspects of the UK Lighting Industry. The purpose of the LIA Council is to ensure LIA’s continued prosperity by collectively directing its affairs, while meeting the appropriate interests of its Members and relevant stakeholders.

The Council focuses on four key areas:

  • establishing vision, mission and values 
  • setting strategy and structure
  • delegating to management
  • exercising accountability to shareholders and being responsible to relevant stakeholders

Dave Ribbons - President


Terry Dean - Vice President


Peter Scott - Past President


Peter Scott, CEO of Fern-Howard Lighting, was welcomed as LIA President by departing President, Alasdair McRury, Managing Director of Holophane Europe during the LIA’s Annual Lunch held on 10 May.

Peter will aid the LIA and its continued developments to support its members and UK lighting Industry.

Including what may possibly have the most far reaching effect on the industry: The Academy, which will bring all of the relevant training providers together under a single umbrella, ensuring a consistent levels of quality and a central point of access.



Today, the LIA Council Comprises of 23 industry professionals:

  • Alasdair McRury, VP and Managing Director European Operations at Holophane Europe Limited and Carandini Spain
  • Andrew Nixon,  Design Director of Martech UK Ltd
  • Andy Hughes, ZG Lighting (UK) Limited
  • Craig Lewis, Managing Director at Novah Limited
  • Dave Ribbons, Director of Sales Northern, Central and Eastern Europe at Lutron Electronics Limited
  • David Wright, Managing Director at Jordan Reflectors Limited and Emergency Lighting Products Limited
  • James McKenzie - Photonstar LED
  • John Stocks, Head of Quality & Supply Chain at Ceravision Limited
  • Mark King - Eaton
  • Nicola McGuirk, Managing Director at Dar Lighting Limited
  • Paul Keen - GE
  • Peter Denny, Projects Sales Director at ZG Lighting (UK) Limited
  • Peter Le Manquais - Wila
  • Peter McVeigh, Managing Director at Status International Limited
  • Peter Scott, Managing Director at Fernhoward Limited
  • Phil Cross, Director - OEM at Philips Lighting Limited
  • Richard Bushnell, Head of Sales Digital Solutions Northern Europe / Managing Director - UK at Osram Limited
  • Russell Cameron, Sales Director & Co-founder of Innermost Ltd
  • Shaun Davies, Owner/Managing Director at TP 24
  • Simon Lilley, Director/Company Secretary at S Lilley & Son Limited
  • Steve Stark - Ledvance
  • Stewart Langdown - Zen Control
  • Terry Dean, Managing Director at DW Windsor Limited
  • Tom Doneghan, Director at Inlico Limited