Meet the team

It's not whether you can become successful... it's how many people can you help become successful.

 
Steve Jardine
Steve Jardine

Sales Director

Steve has over 22 years of experience in the lighting industry, through product design and development, lighting design and sales/ project management. As Sales Director for Acoulite, Steve covers the UAE, working with the team to develop client relationships, lighting projects and ideas. His technical knowledge and background, coupled with his design capabilities, enable him to provide unique project solutions whilst communicating this to the entire project team.

Sharon Warrington
Sharon Warrington

Operations Manager

Sharon joined Acoulite in 2007 from the UK. as Operations Manager, and was charged with setting up a European style logistics and operations department to mirror the service values and expectations of an international company. In order to achieve this task, Sharon drew from her 12 years experience in Thorn lighting as Export Sales Administrator and proudly manages the entire Acoulite logistics operations for the Middle East, which encompasses the 5 regional offices.

Anil Lopez
Anil Lopez

Technical & Project Manager

Anil has been with Acoulite since its inception and he has been actively involved in every aspect of the company’s activities. Over ten years hands-on experience of lighting, controls and acoustics solutions enables Anil to troubleshoot and successfully execute projects. Anil heads the Technical Support Team which also specializes in custom products and after sales service. Anil actively participates in every aspect of a project, from design to handover.

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Visha Ram
Visha Ram

Finance Manager

A post graduate in commerce from India, Visha has been with Acoulite for seven years and has more than 22 years of international experience in finance. Visha previously worked for KPS’s finance division as a senior accountant for seven years and also worked in various fields including software, accounts and sales co-ordination. She is qualified in RDBMS & Oracle Financials. Her vast experience aids the smooth running of Acoulite’s finance division.

Robert Letts
Robert Letts

Sales & Marketing Manager

Robert has been with Acoulite since 2011 and was responsible for the Acoustic side of the business for three years before moving into Marketing and Business Development. He has a vast amount of experience with account management and client servicing. Throughout the five years Robert has built some very strong relationships with Architects, Interiors Designers and Consultants which enables Acoulite to receive the correct information regarding current, pending and potential projects.

As Sales & Marketing Manager Robert continues to promote Acoulite across the region and push strategic marketing plans through to completion.

Nathan Delaney
Nathan Delaney

Country Manager, Qatar

Nathan has been in the lighting industry for over 23 years now. He joined Whitecroft Lighting in the UK as a Commercial Trainee, and since then has worked at Thorn, Philips, Zumtobel and Concord Lighting, with several years spent in a Senior Project Management role in the North West region of the UK before relocating to the

Middle East in 2010. He was chosen to set up and manage the Acoulite Qatar operations in May 2010, taking charge of all commercial, technical and design aspects of the business and developing the Acoulite brand.

Richard Semple
Richard Semple

Lighting Specification Manager

Richard has fourteen years’ experience in the lighting industry, working in a range of sectors including consultancy, engineering, design and manufacturing. He also holds a BENG Degree in Building Services Engineering from Glasgow Caledonian University.

Richard started his career as an Electrical Consulting Engineer with Jacobs Engineering. He then moved to Zumtobel Lighting as a Project Sales Engineer. Through his experience in both professions, he has gained valuable in-depth knowledge in both product and design.

As Lighting Specifications Manager for Acoulite, Richard liases directly with Lighting Designers in the region to assist with specification of products and provide support throughout every stage of the project. He also deals with all Acoulite’s exclusive and preferred manufacturers, supporting the sales team in bringing new and innovative products to the team.

Jaspal Bal
Jaspal Bal

Senior Lighting Account Manager

Jaspal has more than 10 years of lighting design experience, ranging from residential to commercial lighting solutions. He holds a degree in grahpic design, which gives him a creative edge in this field. Through his experience within the industry, he has developed a comprehensive understanding of the technical aspects of lighting.

Jaspal joined Acoulite in 2010 and as a Senior Account Manager he has helped develop strong working relationships with renowned interior designers and architects within the region. Delivering flagship projects on time and within budget without comprising the design intent.

 

Neilvin Celis
Neilvin Celis

Design Manager

Neilvin joined Acoulite in 2011 and leads the Design Team in managing multiple types of design-build projects.  He holds a bachelor’s degree in Architecture, giving him an edge with the interpretation of overall requirements of projects from concept to delivery.

He is responsible with planning the overall strategies of lighting design for all our Acoulite offices and continuously redefining design processes in par with the current market and trends.  He’s also spearheading the tailored design approach matching our clients’ requirements using the latest version of Revit, AutoCAD & Lighting calculation softwares.

With over 13 years of combined experience in Architecture & Lighting, Neilvin can easily provide design & technical solutions to Architects, Interior Designers, Consultants, Contractors, Project Managers & Owners.

Sandeep Saha
Sandeep Saha

Senior Lighting Controls Account Manager

Sandeep has eight years of hands-on experience in Lighting Control and Dimming systems, Guest Room Management systems and Home Automation. This has not only enabled him to design and troubleshoot these systems for various projects but has also helped to provide his clients with valuable technical support. He spent the early years of his career working for manufacturers and conglomerates like Schneider Electric with brands like Clipsal and Merten.

He has also worked with manufacturers like Lutron, Beckhoff and LG. Sandeep works with the Acoulite team to develop client relationships in the UAE and Qatar.

Muthu Kumaran
Muthu Kumaran

Specification Manager

Muthu has been in the lighting industry since 2004 where he started as a sales support engineer. In 2008 Muthu joined Acoulite and became heavily involved in product specification, a very important part of the business, Since 2008 Muthu has developed a vast amount of experience in product specification and controls all the estimation, tenders and value engineering. He heads the Specification Team which acts as a bridge between design and the sales team.

Mark Compton
Mark Compton

Lighting Accounts Manager

Inayat Morawala
Inayat Morawala

Country Manager Kuwait

Osama Masri
Osama Masri

Country Manager KSA

Osama has been involved in the lighting industry for over 22 years, dealing with lighting fixtures, wiring devices, lighting control systems, audio/video equipment and intelligent lighting operations. Osama possesses in-depth knowledge of export and import affairs with a wide platform of suppliers and manufacturers, both local and overseas. His specialties include dealing with local and foreign consultants, designers and architects as well as supervising sales teams, technicians, workers and other personnel, manpower management and marketing strategies.

Interested in joining the team?

If you think you have what it takes to work with the leading solution provider for lighting and acoustics in the region, find out more about how you can join the team.