Richard Caple has worked within the lighting industry for over seventeen years and currently heads up the Lighting Design department at Thorlux Lighting. Having started as a Trainee Lighting Design Engineer Richard has built up first-hand experience of luminaires and their application. He has studied lighting design through various industry lighting courses culminating in his MSc in Light and Lighting at the Bartlett in 2012. As well as managing the Lighting Design department, Richard is also involved in the design, development, testing and marketing of the company’s products.
Richard’s passion is to not only provide high quality, energy efficient lighting solutions, but to educate and provide best practice guidance in a changing and fast moving market. Richard has been a member of CIBSE and the Society of Light and Lighting (SLL) for over twelve years, initially organising lighting events in the West Midlands region. Richard is a Fellow of the SLL and is proud to have served as their President in 2017.