OUR LIGHTING EXPERTS

Matt Hicks

Chief Executive Officer

Matt’s passion for design and technology began early in life with an apprenticeship in the electrical trade prior to studying Business and Marketing. A lifelong appreciation for great architecture and design led to the ultimate light bulb moment when Matt combined his two passions to launch Light Project. 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.

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Mark Sacco

Chief Operating Officer

Mark is a Chartered Accountant with an Executive MBA under his belt and has held many senior management roles focused on operations, finance and strategy across a range of industries from start-up, to small business, corporates and multinationals. With a background in management consulting and business advisory, Mark values innovative solutions and brings invaluable experience and an infectious energy to the Light Project team.

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Tom Curtis

Regional Manager | VIC | SA | TAS | WA

A registered architect by trade, Tom has an enthusiasm for problem solving and detailed design, and a passion for creating drama through lighting. He believes a great lighting solution comes from a collaborative and multi-disciplinary approach, where the partnership between lighting consultant and designer starts at early concept design and continues through to on-site construction and resolution. Tasmanian born and proud – a family man whose children are his pride and joy, with Light Project a close second.

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Andrew Drowley

Sales Manager | WA

Having worked with some of the world’s leading brands over the past 15 years and crafting his passion for lighting, Andrew brings a tremendous amount of knowledge and experience to our Perth office, where he is now located. Andrew thrives on customer satisfaction, making it his priority that all facets of any project run as smoothly as possible.“Drowlz” as he is affectionately known to many, believes the key to enjoying life is family, friends & laughing as much as you can.

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Matt Tait

Technical Sales | VIC

A born and bred Kiwi, Matt has over 15 years’ experience in the lighting industry, collaborating with some of the worlds top designers and brands across NZ, America and Australia. He has a keen eye for detail and thrives when working alongside others who share his passion for lighting. Matt loves the great outdoors and is a passionate rock climber.

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Tash Smith

Technical Sales | VIC

Tash believes fun is not just for kids! Tash was born into the lighting industry, coming from a family of Electricians in New Zealand. Leaving New Zealand in 2015 to embrace new challenges, she has found herself cutting her tech teeth working alongside luminaire manufacturers. Now after completing the IES (Illuminating Engineers Society) lighting course, and an active member of the IES, Light Project has found her passion. A great listener and consultative personality Tash truly believes the best outcomes come from talking things out which compliments the Light Project ethos perfectly.

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Angelo Depaz

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. He 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.

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Matteo Di Flumeri

Technical Sales | NSW

Having studied political science, Matteo joined his families lighting design business where he gained a broad knowledge of the international lighting project market. He worked in close collaboration with design consultants, lighting manufacturers and clients to complete many successful projects.

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Anna Vagg

Product Manager

Originally from Sweden, Anna has over 12 years of lighting experience internationally with some of the world’s leading lighting brands. Anna’s role is an important conduit between our brand partners and sales team, ensuring that the right product is made available to market to meet the needs of our customers. Her knowledge and passion for lighting in combination with her professional approach and positive attitude makes her a valuable part of the Light Project team.

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Anne Truong

Design Manager

Anne brings four years of specialist lighting experience and thirteen years of experience within the construction industry. Anne’s expertise in creating human-centric illumination schemes is a breath of fresh air for clients seeking to create an experience that is impactful and engaging, whilst mindful of comfort and compliance. She has a passion for the psychological aspects of lighting and how it can be utilised as a tool to change our perceptions of what built spaces can be.

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Michael Sevenyhazi

Senior Project Manager

Michael (“Seven”) Sevenyhazi is trusted by Light Project to work on and deliver high-profile projects across Australia. Working alongside our major clients, he is able to execute a smooth and efficient outcome for all. Based in our Melbourne Office, Michael is incredibly well organised; liaising directly with designers, clients, contractors and suppliers to ensure the thorough and professional completion of each project. Michael’s process management is exceptional – you will feel comfortable in knowing that he is looking after your project.

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Michael Kennedy

Project Manager

Based in Light Project's Melbourne office, Michael works with clients across NSW and QLD on some of Light Project's most superior projects. Michael is a master facilitator, liaising with designers, clients, contractors and suppliers to ensure the smooth execution and completion of each project from design through to supply. With his enthusiastic and meticulous approach, Michael's relationship building and client management is second to none.

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Georgia Boek

Customer Service Supervisor

Georgia is a valued member of the Light Project team supporting all departments nationally. She has a background in customer service, procurement, sales support and administration including front of house experience. Georgia is known for her collaborate and friendly nature and continues to improve her technical lighting knowledge to ensure the highest quality of service to our customers.

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Gresa Gjuni

Customer Service Officer

Gresa is experienced at customer service and quality assurance across a range of industries. She also has a background in freight and logistics so is a valuable team member who supports internal sales and procurement activities of the business. Gresa loves a challenge and eager to learn as much as she can about lighting to ensure our customers and partners experience superior service.

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Erika Cheung

Customer Service Officer

Erika has 10 years of experience in customer service, operational management and administration predominantly in the furniture and hospitality industry. Her exposure to managing relationships with international suppliers, inventory management, customer compliant resolution and supporting marketing campaigns makes her an ideal fit for our customer service team. Erika is continually learning more about all aspects of lighting to be able to provide the best possible service to our customers.

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Cecilia Xu

Accountant

Cecilia is a Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA) and has substantial experience in overseeing the payroll, accounts payable and receivable functions in both large corporates and small businesses. Cecilia’s friendly and caring nature is appreciated in the Light Project office as she is always eager to offer help to the team. In her spare time, Cecilia enjoys baking and loves a good horror movie.

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Nicola Harvey

Accounts

An experienced Accounts Officer with over 10 years’ experience across the import/ distribution, technology, start-up and not-for-profit sectors. Nicola had an early career as an IT business analyst with international experience before taking time out to care for her two sons. During the break, she studied an accounting diploma which better suited her love for numbers. With a strong interest in architecture, Light Project is a natural fit.

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