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Leading in an ever changing marketplace...

The Directors of Northern Light possess a wealth of experience across a broad range of sectors and utilise their individual expertise to ensure that the company maintains its position as a market leading provider of sound, AV, lighting and stage technologies.

Simon Cooper , Projects Director

Simon Cooper

Simon has a career in technical theatre spanning more than 25 years and is the UK’s pre-eminent technical engineer.   His career began at Luff Light & Sound in the mid eighties and progressed through a variety of technical organisations until he joined Northern Light in 2002.  Simon is a renowned designer and installer of sound, lighting and stage systems and was responsible for installing the first ever Ethernet network in a UK theatre.  An award winning creator of lighting control systems, Simon has worked in iconic venues throughout the UK including the British Museum, RADA, the Royal Festival Hall and Wexford Opera House.

Simon has overall responsibility for ensuring the successful delivery of all Northern Light installation projects and was invited onto Northern Light’s Board in January 2011.  He works in close collaboration with theatre consultants, architects and main contractors to deliver projects on time, on budget and exactly as required.