OUR LIGHTING EXPERTS

Matt Hicks

CEO

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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Francis Wright

General Manager

A seasoned lighting professional. Over 25 years of lighting experience covering all aspects of the lighting environment within the sales, design and managerial disciplines. Director level positions with some of the major global brands bring a reliable balance to the entrepreneurial Light Project team. A strong history of direct project involvement and management and, new to Light Project, a strong knowledge of the exterior lighting field.

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Claudia Franchi

State Sales Manager NSW

When, in 2013 Claudia was introduced to Light Project, there was an immediate synergy in ideas and philosophies. Within a month Claudia moved from Italy to Sydney to join the team. An architect by trade, her passion for lighting has seen her work across areas of export, managerial, design and sales. She’s been in the industry for 10 years now and her passion for lighting and design resonates strongly with both her Sydney team-mates and clients.

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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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Laurie Giraudeau

Technical Sales VIC

Having recently moved from the UK, Laurie is no stranger to the lighting world. She has over 10 years’ sales and marketing experience, and first started her career in the entertainment and theatrical industries where she gained invaluable technical knowledge. It was only natural that she move into architectural lighting where her strengths lie in relationship building and technical acumen. Born in France, raised in the UK, and now a proud Melburnian.

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Trevor Duncan

Technical Manager

Electrical Engineer and Lighting Engineer with over 10 year's experience in Australia. Trevor has a unique ability to design lighting solutions that meet the high standards set by our clients, bringing an invaluable service to our sales team. With his advanced problem solving skills and strong passion to the lighting industry he is an invaluable addition to the team.

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