Hoare Lea Lighting appoints Colin Campbell

Colin Campbell

(UK) – Based in Hoare Lea’s Leeds office, Colin Campbell joins as Environmental Lighting Engineer.

Hoare Lea Lighting has announced the appointment of Colin Campbell as Environmental Lighting Engineer. Based in Hoare Lea’s Leeds office, Colin joins the Environmental Lighting Team headed by Lee Gunner.

Prior to joining Hoare Lea, Campbell gained experience within a stage and architectural lighting background, where he developed expertise in LED technology, lighting controls and obtrusive light assessment. As an avid amateur astronomer and astro-photographer with a passion for dark skies, Campbell will bring new insights to lighting for planning and Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA).

Campbell will work alongside planners, ecologists and landscape architects on a variety of sensitive projects, where obtrusive light assessment and mitigation is a key requirement of the proposed development masterplan.

Lee Gunner, Associate, Hoare Lea Lighting commented: “I am delighted that Colin Campbell has joined Hoare Lea Lighting. His appointment will further strengthen our team in Leeds, increasing our expertise and enhancing the level of service we offer our clients.”

Campbell commented: “Having grown up fascinated by lighting, be it artificial or the natural night sky, I was drawn to it as a career. So I am thrilled to have joined Hoare Lea Lighting – I find it rewarding that, by assessing the environmental impact of artificial lighting, I can contribute to the prevention of light pollution, and thereby help to protect ecology and the outdoor environment.”