Oliver Newman

Technical Director – Sports, Outdoor & Architectural Lighting Products

Oliver ‘Oli’ Newman founded the company in 2015. His experience is admired within the lighting industry; having started as a maintenance apprentice with the UK’s largest sports lighting company, on qualification he work as a design engineer for another leading structural product company – earning his stripes as an engineer and gaining his degree in the subject.

After a change in focus, Oli moved to a large lighting provider to complete his education as an all round design engineer in both structural and lighting products before starting Olighting with his passion for better lighting products.

Tony Barker

Technical Director – Structural & Lightning Protection Products

Tony joined Olighting very early on, after briefly acting as a consultant to the business, it was clear that his experience and skills as a structural engineer would be valuable and saw him join us as a Director in 2017.

Since joining Olighting, Tony has manged to grow our structural products division, seeing it go from strength-to-strength; designing specific products for our range that outperform the market in ever like-for-like test.

Tony also setup our Lightning Protection product division in 2018 to offer unique solutions for the protection of volatile fluid storage systems.

Laura Newman

Office Manager

Laura joins Olighting for 2021 to support ongoing customer queries and building our quality systems to support our growth. Laura has had years of experience in office administration. 

Lee Bostock

Works Manager

Lee comes to Olighting with a wealth of experience in lighting companies across the UK and from his experience of his own lighting maintenance and installation company. His role is to ensure our customers receive their products when they need them with an onus on quality, safety and speed of delivery. Lee also manages our stock systems and manages the production processes that make our products both competitive and of the highest quality.

Helen Newman

Accounts & Administration Supervisor

Helen has been with Olighting since the beginning, offering administrative support across the organisation.

Helen holds a BA(hons) in History and post-graduate degrees in Law and a qualified Solicitor; she is also Mum to two great kids and a workaholic husband.

Alex Thurman

Sales Administrator

If you ever use the online chat feature (green button at the bottom right of your screen) it will be Alex that you chat to. Responsible for tracking down and opening up new opportunities for our business. Alex also looks after sales order processing and monitoring the website.


All of our products are designed to last, produce incredible lighting schemes and be affordable for our customers; whatever the application.