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Kevin has been a committed contributor to the Institution for a number of years, I am pleased to welcome him as Senior Vice President

Urbis Schréder, the global leader in LED lighting solutions, today announces the appointment of its Regional Area Manager for the North, Kevin Grigg, to Senior Vice President of the Institution of Lighting Professionals (ILP).

Elizabeth Thomas, PFI Streetlighting Manager, Walsall Council, and the first female President of the ILP, comments, “Kevin has been a committed contributor to the Institution for a number of years, I am pleased to welcome him as Senior Vice President. His industry knowledge and experience will without doubt add significant value as we continue to develop the role of the ILP within the lighting industry.”

Grigg will continue with four other Voting Members on the ILP executive board for a fixed term of 12 months, before taking up the position of President of the ILP at the Annual General Meeting in September 2016. The Executive Board is the governing body of the Institution, responsible for all business functions and the delivery of policy priorities.

After entering the lighting industry in 1991 as a Street Lighting Operative for a Dudley Council Metropolitan Borough Council, Grigg joined the ILP as a member in 1992. He has since held a number of positions with the ILP, including Committee Member Midland Region, Membership Officer, Secretary, Vice Chairman, Chairman of the Midland Region, Past Chairman, and Assistant Honorary Treasurer.

Kevin Grigg comments, “Over the past 12 months the Institution has set down a strategic five year plan and I am looking forward to working with the other members of the Board to renew the focus to achieve the objectives we have set.”

“As well as implementing a restructure of the institution, the focus will be on increasing members’ awareness of the technical aspects of the Institution, to help them achieve their full potential, reach personal objectives, strengthen professional credibility, and accelerate career development.”

The ILP is the UK and Ireland's largest and most influential professional lighting association dedicated solely to excellence in all aspects of the lighting industry, including exterior, sports, road, flood, emergency and security lighting, as well as design and consultancy services.


About Urbis Schréder:

Urbis Schréder has been providing high quality lighting products since 1977 and has grown to be one of the UK’s largest suppliers of street lighting and exterior decorative lighting equipment. Technical quality and aesthetic design are at the heart of the company’s philosophy and coupled with its customer focussed work ethic, this has led Urbis Schréder to develop the most cost effective, energy efficient exterior lighting innovations on the market today.

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