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).

Dr. 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.

Sean Rogers, Operations Manager

Sean was apprenticeship mechanical engineer and then worked at supervisory level in the coatings and automotive industries. He oversees the manufacture and production of all mechanical and electrical luminaire assemblies, including glass blowing to produce the Company's bespoke bulb.& He also has an active practical contribution in to all the Company's R&D activities including scientific research, testing, product design, component specifications, quality control and new product development. Working with growers over the last few years, he has built up an impressive knowledge of commercial and hydroponics cultivation practices across a range of indoor, greenhouse and outdoor facilities and crops.

Peter Crook, Commercial Manager: BSc (Hons), C.Eng., MBA

Peter has over 40 years experience in project management, business consultancy, finance and general management across 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), Chartered Engineer (1981) and MBA from Cranfield School of Management (1983).

Further Information

Future Applications

Delivering flexible spectral outputs, plasma lighting offers practical economic solutions in horticulture and other applications requiring natural solar levels of UV-A and UV-B, or UV-C for sterilisation.

Plasma Light Technology

Ceravision’s plasma grow-lights, with a spectrum providing UV-B, UV-A and blue herald a new scientific future in horticulture lighting and UV-B is beneficial for humans producing the vitamin D essential for health.

Intellectual Property

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

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