In the realm of lighting design and customer service, Kevin’s journey has spanned nearly four decades, with experiences that have shaped his expertise within the industry. Over the years, Kevin has actively engaged in designing and supplying both internal and external lighting solutions. With eight years dedicated to design work and a further 31 years focused on customer service and sales, Kevin has gained a comprehensive understanding of the industry's intricacies. Currently, Kevin is proudly serving as the Chair and committee member of the Institute of Lighting Professionals (ILP) Birmingham LDC, contributing to product and membership development in the region.

Background Overview
Throughout Kevin’s career, he has been fortunate to work in various aspects of lighting design and customer service. The past 40 years have seen him refine his skills and expertise, spending significant time in design roles before transitioning to customer service and sales. This diverse background has provided Kevin with a holistic understanding of the industry, including its trends, challenges, and the importance of customer satisfaction.
Kevin has described his involvement with the Institute of Lighting Professionals (ILP) Birmingham LDC as particularly fulfilling. As Chair and committee member, he actively supports his fellow professionals by fostering product innovation and membership growth within the region. This role has allowed Kevin to contribute to the development of the lighting community and promote excellence in our field.

Transition to Portland Traffic
When the opportunity arose to join Portland Traffic, Kevin was immediately drawn to their innovative approach to solving issues within the highways industry. The company's commitment to finding unique solutions aligned perfectly with his own values and aspirations. Joining Portland Traffic was a natural progression, as it presented him with the chance to make a meaningful impact on the industry.

Addressing Industry Challenges
The lighting industry is currently grappling with several significant challenges, including high energy costs and limited maintenance budgets. At Portland Traffic, our aim is to provide solutions to these issues by offering industry-leading low-energy products at competitive prices. By providing cost- effective lighting options, we enable local authorities to meet their lighting needs while striving towards achieving Net Zero.
Kevin is equally passionate about promoting the principles of the circular economy within the highways sector. Embracing the circular economy not only reduces waste but also creates a more sustainable and environmentally friendly industry. Through his role at Portland Traffic, Kevin is committed to advocating for circular economy principles and inspiring others to adopt these practices, thus fostering a more sustainable future for our industry.

Future AspirationsIn his new role at Portland Traffic, Kevin is driven by a clear vision. Aiming to assist local authorities in overcoming the challenges associated with achieving Net Zero, providing them with expert guidance and sustainable lighting solutions. By collaborating closely with clients, industry professionals, and stakeholders, Kevin aspires to contribute to the development of innovative, energy-efficient lighting systems that positively impact communities.

Kevin’s journey in the lighting industry has been marked by a deep commitment to design, customer service, and sales. With a career spanning nearly four decades, he has gathered extensive knowledge and expertise in the field. Joining Portland Traffic represents an exciting new chapter, where he is eager to tackle industry challenges head-on. By offering low-energy, cost-effective lighting solutions and promoting circular economy principles, he aims to illuminate a path towards a sustainable and brighter future for our industry. Together with Portland Traffic, Kevin is excited to make a meaningful impact and drive positive change within the lighting community.

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Kevin Clark
Business Development Director