Enjoyment comes from good interaction with customers about a constantly evolving industry that can assist them in achieving the very best lighting for their diverse projects and from Atrium’s unique, world class portfolio of brands.
A product design graduate of Ravensbourne University, Jeremy has been immersed in lighting for more than 20 years, 10 of which were spent with Louis Poulsen before he joined Atrium in 2011, coinciding with the company’s appointment as the brand’s exclusive UK distributor. Jeremy views his primary role as that of helping customers understand the many qualities that skilful artificial lighting solutions can bring to the built environment.
Project Highlight Victoria Beckham London | Architect FMA
No two projects are ever the same and the great satisfaction in my job is working closely with specifiers to find the best and most appropriate solution for their projects. You could say that lighting brings much brightness to my life.
Garrie has worked in the lighting industry for a quarter of a century. He began his career with Dutch lighting company Philips, now known as Signify, before moving to Tridonic. In 2008 Garrie joined Atrium and since then has worked closely with architects, designers and engineers on lighting for a bewildering array of projects in the commercial, public and residential building sectors. For Garrie, lighting is not a job but a vocation from which his clients benefit.
Project Highlight Havas Media London | Architect MCM
Atrium offers a distinctive and exclusive product portfolio that gives us huge scope for many and diverse projects. It also affords me every opportunity to employ my technical and design expertise, adding value to clients’ projects.
With a Diploma in Light Engineering & Design from London’s Southbank University, Ben began his career with Belgian lighting brand Modular Lighting before moving to Erco, the German specialist in architectural lighting. Ben joined Atrium in 2017 to lead the company’s activities outside London and manages a team operating from the Midlands to the North of England.
Project Highlight Spinning Fields Manchester | Architect BDP; Engineers Sweco
Working with clients who have a clear vision of what they want to achieve and pushing products into unexpected directions beyond performance expectation are just a few of the exciting and rewarding aspects of my job.
Richard graduated from Manchester University with a BA in German Studies and joined Atrium in 2004 to manage a number of key accounts. In 2017 he was invited to act as Country Manager for Artemide but was tempted back to Atrium in 2019. Since then, Richard’s exceptional knowledge and customer service ethic has helped to build a significant and loyal customer base.
Project Highlight The Trade Desk London |
Architect Peldon Rose
Lighting has the ability to shape, enhance and change the built environment. An essential part of our job is to guide our clients from plan to implementation, ensuring smooth delivery and solutions that add demonstrable value.
A student of electrical and electronic engineering, Martin has been part of the lighting industry since 1998 working with established brands Helvar, Lumenpulse and LED chip pioneers Xicato. Originally invited to join Atrium in order to promote the company’s exterior lighting offer from Ares and Flos, Martin now manages Atrium’s sales team across England and Wales.
Project Highlight New Design Museum London | Architect CBA Architects
There is enormous satisfaction to be gained from working with different architects, designers and engineers, all of whom have the highest expectations. When a project completes, it’s a proud moment to say ‘We were part of that’.
Manufacturing, installation, project management and sales – Mike has had experience of every facet of lighting in a career spanning more than 20 years. Mike began at Universal Fibre Optics (UFO) followed by time at LDP International then joined Kelvin Lighting as Area Sales Manager. Now Sales Director of Kelvin, Mike works closely with architects, lighting designers and electrical engineers across Edinburgh, the Central Lowlands and the Scottish Highlands, assisting clients with their lighting requirements in a wide range of market sectors.
Project Highlight New College Edinburgh |
Lighting Designer KSLD EFLA Lighting Design
Working in partnership with the many people involved in the pursuit of lighting that enhances both environment and architecture in any project is enormously rewarding. The efficient delivery of the solution is key to satisfaction.
Sean has been active in the lighting industry for over 20 years, principally representing classic design brands including Flos, the recognised leaders in architectural, decorative and outdoor sectors. He joined Atrium in 2012 where he employs his considerable technical and project management skills, completely focused on the delivery of the best possible service and lighting solutions to a variety of clients across different industry sectors.
Project Highlight Japan House London | Designer Katayama Masamichi
When client, architect, lighting specialist and engineer embrace individual skills and together pursue a common goal of excellence, it’s there you’ll find the greatest satisfaction and, without doubt, the most valuable reward.
For over a decade, Jack has been deeply involved in the industry, firstly at John Cullen then as an independent practitioner. His wealth of experience in lighting for quality residences led to his being invited to join Atrium in 2019. Like many others, Jack’s experience is that the value of lighting is often misunderstood. ‘When you do understand light you will always notice a badly lit space . . . but always appreciate a well lit one’. Understanding light and its potential contribution to interior design and architecture is key’.
Project Highlight Vashi London | Interior Designer GP Studio
Collaborating with creative minds, inspiring clients, helping them realise their design vision through knowledge and experience, enhancing architecture with our amazing brand selection – it’s all of these that make my job so exciting.
James is an electrical engineer by profession and a qualified electrician by trade. Uniquely, he’s also an Aircraft Avionics Engineer and served in the Royal Air Force for 11 years. With a real love of lighting and a yearning for a role that combined design with electrics and engineering, James came to Atrium at a time when the industry was becoming much more technology driven. So, his skills, knowledge and unique experience are enormously valuable to those architects and developers in search of imaginative lighting solutions.
Project Highlight Givenchy Harrods London | Architect Ink Associates
What’s exhilarating about Atrium is the focus on delivering quality, choice and flexibility for an infinite variety of projects – from office to high end residential – selected from our vast, unique and comprehensive portfolio of products.
Having worked for 5 years in display lighting, managing blue-chip brands including McDonalds and Marks & Spencer, Adam brings a whole new perspective to our offer, not only for retail clients but for all those projects where lighting must fulfill the roles of identification, wayfinding and drama as well as ambience and illumination. Working with our unique portfolio of world-class brands, Adam expands our value proposition to clients.
Project Highlight Winter House | Architect Scott Donald Architecture
The greatest satisfaction comes when all parties to a lighting project – the customer, specifier, contractor, manufacturer and lighting supplier are all completely happy with the end result. We never forget we’re only part of a bigger picture.
Scott is a fully qualified electrician and lighting technician with academic qualifications in Electrical Engineering. He has been a colourful and energetic part of the industry for over 35 years and worked with Philips Lighting (now Signify), Louis Poulsen and JSB before founding Kelvin Lighting in 2007, building it into Scotland’s largest independent specialist lighting supplier which now operates as the Scottish division of the Atrium Group.
Project Highlight Rock Star Edinburgh | Engineer Buro Happold Edinburgh
Meeting clients, understanding what they need, what they expect, the key aspects of each project, responding quickly then delivering is what makes my job rewarding. Visiting a site to see the finished project is a proud moment.
Charlie has been with Atrium for almost 6 years and, in that time, has made himself a central and valuable part of our service to customers in all sectors. With an infectious passion for lighting, acute awareness of customer expectation and an insight into the very particular requirements of each and every project, Charlie brings demonstrable value to his customers, spearheading their search for the very best lighting solutions.
Project Highlight VQ Euston London | Designer BusbyWebb
Collaborating with creative minds, the freedom to work with brilliant, innovative world-class brands, helping clients transform spaces by bringing quality of light and material together in ways that leave a lasting impression . . . this is what I love.
Adam has spent over 20 years in the lighting industry, consulting on and supplying lighting solutions for a wide variety of projects in the residential, retail, commercial and hospitality sectors. His career began at John Cullen and, more recently, he led the sales team at Light IQ before joining Atrium. Adam brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to our lighting activities. His considerable value to our clients lies in his strong technical skills, vast project management experience and the keenest eye for detail.
I see myself as a storyteller. Every design is a story, reflecting a marriage between past, present and future. Light is a powerful example of this and
for me it’s a passion. I love working with light and loving what you do is easily the biggest reward.
With a Master’s degree in Product Design, Paola is a designer by profession. Her career in lighting began more than 14 years ago. She has created her own products and collaborated with historic Italian brands Artemide and Danese. Her work has attracted international interest and important design awards including Red Dot and IF Product Design. Moving to London in 2015, Paola worked at The Conran Shop before joining Atrium in 2017. Passionate, creative and knowledgeable, Paola champions the unique design ethic and heritage of Flos and their internationally acclaimed Home Collection.
Project Highlight The Conran Shop London | Lighting Designer APT Design
Providing the help, knowledge and expertise required in order to develop more successful and more productive customer relationships in the mutual pursuit of profitable business expansion
is one of the most satisfying aspects of my job.
With a Baccalaureate in Science and specialist training in Retail Banking, Arnaud pursued a career in France in various sectors of customer-facing
sales, from hospitality to financial services and from fashion to wine.
Moving to England in 2014, he was invited to join Atrium to help develop
our dealer network for the Flos Home Collection. Arnaud has since successfully expanded our reach into Scotland and Northern Ireland.