Management Team

The management team comprises:

Barry Preston, Chief Scientific Officer, BSc. (Hons) Manchester University 1971

Barry worked for 34 years in GE Lighting holding positions of responsibility in engineering, quality, design and strategic planning for High Intensity Discharge lamps and managed the launch of quartz and ceramic lamps.  He has corporately certified 6-Sigma Master Black Belt status and holds numerous joint patents and has co-authored a number of papers including the chapter on metal halide light sources in ‘Lamps and Lighting’ (Arnold Press).

Stuart Mucklejohn, Technical Operations Manager, BSc, PhD Chemistry, Exeter University

For 27 years, Stuart was engaged in the design, development and production of light-sources with GE Lighting.  He has published widely on the science and technology of light sources, high temperature chemistry and thermodynamic data.  He was the project manager for In-Situ Resource Utilization (ISRU) studies funded by NASA/ESA.  He is the winner of the IEC Centenary Challenge with Professor Georges Zissis and was a Visiting Fellow at Nottingham Trent University 2007-2010.

Peter Crook, Head of Finance: BSc (Hons), C.Eng., MBA

Peter has over 40 years' experience across project management, business consultancy, finance and general management in several industries.  He has worked in construction, business improvement and commercialisation projects and with large corporates and SMEs including British Steel, Government Agencies and Coopers & Lybrand. Engineering degree from City University (1978) and MBA from Cranfield (1983).

Further Information

Future Applications

Delivering flexible spectral outputs, Ceravision's HEP plasma lighting offers added-value and economic solutions in horticulture grow-lighting and other commercial applications.

HEP Plasma Lighting Technology

Ceravision’s HEP plasma grow-lights, with a UV spectrum providing UV-B, UV-A and blue herald a new scientific direction for horticulture lighting.

Intellectual Property

Ceravision maintains an extensive Intellectual Property (“IP”) portfolio comprising Patents, Trade Marks and Design Rights.

Featured News

Ceravision is now a member of UV4Plants - the recently formed International Association for Plant UV Research


Ceravision's new UV420 plasma grow-light is shown at Autopot Summer Social 18th - 19th August 2018.


Ceravision's unique UV420 Plasma Grow-light revealed at Greentech show in Amsterdam in June 12-14 2018.