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The LIA Board


The LIA operates across the UK Lighting industry and plays an important role in shaping and influencing policy, legislation, quality and supply chain behaviour. The LIA has a simple structure by which it is governed and managed to serve the industry and its membership.



The LIA Board and Council play particular roles in the management and control of the LIA. The LIA Board is made up from specific Members of the LIA Council (voted for by the LIA Membership) and is currently comprised of:
   • The LIA President (Current) - Terry Dean (Chair)
   • The LIA Immediate Past President - David Ribbons
   • The LIA Vice President - Peter McVeigh
   • The LIA Vice President - Peter McVeigh
   • The LIA Vice President - Matt Carpenter
   • The Chair of Lumicom - David Wright
   • The LIA CEO - Steve Davies
   • The LIA CPO - Peter Hunt

The President of the LIA is the chair of the LIA Board and the Chair of the LIA Council.

The LIA President is elected from the LIA Membership and holds the position for a nominal 1 or 2 years. The duration of this tenure is at the discretion of the LIA Council and will begin and end (if possible) at the LIA Annual Luncheon/AGM.

The members of the LIA Board are the legally registered directors of the LIA (as recorded at Companies House).The role of the LIA Board is to work with the LIA CEO and COO to set budgetary and financial targets, oversee legal and constitutional matters and set performance targets for the CEO and COO of the LIA.

The LIA Board has a legal responsibility for the financial viability of the LIA.

Meeting Etiquette

Frequency: The Board meets a minimum of 4 times per year and usually in advance of the LIA Council Meeting. Other meetings are called in accordance with business need.
Attendance: Each LIA Board Member MUST attend a minimum of two Board meetings per year. Failure to attend at least two meetings per year will result in the individual being excluded from future meetings of the Board.
Substitutions: Substitutions are not allowed.

The LIA Board may co-opt any LIA Member from the LIA Council or in exceptional circumstances from the wider LIA Membership should the need arise.

LIA Board Members

LIA President
CEO - DW Windsor Ltd
Mr David Ribbons
LIA Immediate Past President
Director of Sales Northern, Central & Eastern Europe - Lutron Electronics
Mr Peter McVeigh
LIA Vice President
Managing Director & Chairman - Status International Ltd
Mr Matt Carpenter
LIA Vice President
General Manager, Northern Europe - Feilo Sylvania Europe
Mr David Wright
Lumicom Chairman
Managing Director - Jordan Reflectors and ELP Ltd
Mr Peter Scott
Co-Opted Advisor
Managing Director - Trinity Pacific Engineering Ltd
Mr Steve K Davies
Chief Executive Officer - LIA Ltd
Mr Peter Hunt
Chief Policy Officer - LIA Ltd