OUR LIGHTING EXPERTS
Chief Executive Officer
Matt founded Light Project in 2008, and has since built a solid foundation as a leading supplier of lighting technology and control. He has a passion for lighting and technology and an appreciation for great architecture and design. As CEO, Matt's approachable, knowledgeable and down-to-earth personality has seen Light Project grow into an award-winning lighting supply specialist, servicing the design and construction industries of Australia and beyond.
Chief Executive Officer
Simonne has over 20 years’ experience in the property sector. She is recognised as a thought leader and futurist with a passion for socially sustainable and commercially successful outcomes across communities. Simonne has a track record is using design-led principles through the lifecycle of an asset whilst implementing innovative large-scale placemaking and building solutions, demonstrated across a variety of sectors including commercial, multi-use, education, social and affordable residential developments.
Director | NZ
Ian has extensive experience in supplying customer focused lighting solutions spanning 20 years, and now head of Light Project New Zealand's offering. Formerly working in design roles in the Middle East with a background in Interior Architecture & Design, Ian has held various senior sales roles promoting some of the biggest brands in lighting. He brings to Light Project his valuable knowledge and experience to the New Zealand market nationally. Focused on developing established relationships with key clients using creative solutions and best practice, Ian enjoys the detailed design process, using light to enhance architecture.
Chief Operating Officer
Simone brings legal and business acumen to her role ensuring a solid governance structure underpins the high performance of her team. In her role as Chief Operating Officer she oversees the end to end operations of the business and is always looking for new ways to improve and accelerate its growth. Simone encourages a team-based environment to support Light Project’s growth and the ongoing operational excellence demanded and relied upon by our customers.
Tom has been a valued member of the Light Project family for over 10 years. As part of our original sales team, Tom has an inherent understanding of Light Project’s history, the value of our relationships and the knowledge and experience we proudly represent. Tom’s former experience as a practicing Architect is fundamental to his collaborative approach to supplying lighting solutions. He has an understanding of space and design and a love for lighting that combined help realise the best lighting outcomes. Tom naturally brings passion and enthusiasm to everything he does - always available to share his time and experience to collaborate with the team, clients and stakeholders.
Anna has over 14 years of lighting experience internationally with some of the world’s leading lighting brands. Her intricate understanding of our brand partners, their product offering and our customer requirements allows her to support and influence the lighting solutions made available for our Australian and New Zealand markets. Anna’s technical knowledge in combination with a structured approach and a keen eye for design sees her supplying the Light Project team and our customers with sales tools and marketing collateral that successfully visualise our offering and help simplify the specification process.
Michael has been a valued member of the Light Project family for over seven years. He has worked in all areas of the business, giving him an intricate understanding and appreciation for good project governance from early stakeholder engagement to post construction support. Michael actively collaborates with all clients and stakeholders to ensure expectations are managed, and is pivotal in realising value-added outcomes on Light Project’s largest projects. Michael is always reliable and committed to achieving the best possible outcome for all client projects.
Cecilia manages Light Project's accounting function and reporting. Cecilia is a Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA) and has substantial experience in payroll, accounts payable and receivable functions in both large corporate and small business. She is relied upon by the entire Light Project team - diligent, attentive to detail and always responsive - she is a team player able to surpass performance goals, whilst effectively explaining complex information to our team in a comprehensible manner.
Sales Manager | VIC
Matt has over 15 years’ experience in the lighting industry, collaborating with some of the worlds top designers and brands across NZ, US and Australia. Matt has a comprehensive understanding of the process from design through to project delivery and he is a valuable contributor who thrives when working alongside others. Matt is always generous sharing his extensive knowledge and encourages a collaborative environment to ensure the whole team delivers to his high standard.
Technical Sales | VIC
Max has an Industrial Design background which informs his key understanding of product design through to manufacture. Max comes from a family of creatives inheriting an intuitive eye for design evident is his independent lighting design. His manufacturing background allows him to collaborate with architects, interior designers and engineers to execute on a creative vision and bring them to life.
Technical Sales | VIC
Madeleine has a passion for creating cohesive and atmospheric environments and with an intuitive sense of style and her Honour’s degree in Interior Design, she understands space and materiality. Since each project is unique, Madeleine believes it is crucial to listen to each client’s needs and tailor lighting solutions to suit project objectives. Madeleine thrives in a collaborative team environment and believes that a positive attitude and strong communication goes a long way in identifying the best project lighting outcomes.
Matteo Di Flumeri
Senior Technical Sales | NSW
Matteo has extensive international experience in lighting design and project delivery. Following studies in political science, Matteo joined his families lighting design business where he gained knowledge accross all stages of the design process and delivery. Matteo has worked in close collaboration with design consultants, lighting manufacturers and clients to complete many successful projects Australia wide and internationally.
Technical Sales | NSW
Angelo has spent his career providing clients with tailored solutions for their needs across a broad range of industries. He transitioned into his passion for lighting and design five years ago after having studied product design. Angelo collaborates closely with clients - including architects, builders and designers - to provide solutions, product and design knowledge. He also ensures the production and delivery for project solutions meet the required timelines.
Technical Sales | NSW
Robert has extensive experience across the property and construction industry. A fully qualified electrician, Robert has a passion for architecture and project development. Prior to transitioning to lighting supply, Robert spent time in the high-end Sydney residential sales market. Robert enjoys engaging with clients, patient to identify the specific requirements toward their most concise lighting solution.
Technical Sales | NSW
Tiberiu has over 15 years’ experience in the lighting industry and a comprehensive understanding of lighting from design through to installation. Tiberiu's passion for lighting began in his family’s business where he went on to refine his knowledge through Lighting Design courses, eventually founding and managing his own lighting design studio. Through his career he has collaborated with world leading lighting manufacturers, providing excellent lighting solutions to the most notable architects across Romania and Eastern Europe. As part of the Light Project team Tiberiu continue to generously share his extensive knowledge and experience with the team, clients and stakeholders.
Senior Technical Sales | WA
Scott has managed in a wide variety of project segments as a qualified Electrician for +10 years. He has experience in concept design, procurement, installation and commissioning across all stages of the construction life cycle. Scott has always had an interest in the design relationship between architecture and lighting, and given his technical experience this allows him to workshop intelligent solutions around creative design concepts.
Luke has multifaceted experience across various fields of lighting, working with a diverse range of stakeholders. He began his career in the film and TV lighting industry where he worked directly with clients and logistics management. With a keen interest in architectural lighting and design, Luke next spent a few years in the electrical wholesale industry where he worked with various suppliers delivering projects on all scales. Luke's insight and experience sees him effectively liaise with key stakeholders to plan and deliver project requirements within agreed deadlines.
Customer Service | Marketing Support
Juan looks after Light Project’s warehouse and logistics, managing receipt and despatch of all orders. Juan’s attention to detail and care for our customers means all materials are consolidated in correct quantity and quality, and our customers are updated and communicated along the way. Juan is a self-starting all-rounder with a background in marketing and communication with an adaptive and positive attitude to everything he approaches.
Denise has over 20 years purchasing, logistics and supply chain experience. Previously working in the apparel and fashion industry, Denise has a proven track record in managing multiple international brands and ensuring all relevant stakeholders are kept informed of their order. Denise works closely with the sales team to ensure every project is kept up to date and customer expectations are exceeded.
Garima is in charge of managing Light Project’s day-day finance activities. Garima has extensive experience in accounting and financial analysis as well as end to end process documentation. Garima has an investigative approach to problem solving which confirms confidence in her results. Garima is a great communicator across all stakeholders and customer relationships.