November 26th, 2019

Midstream Lighting appoints new Director of Sports Lighting

Leading global designer, manufacturer and solutions architect of advanced LED floodlighting, Midstream Lighting, has announced that it has appointed James Brunt as Director of Sports to join the business.

James will be leading the sports lighting division for Midstream Lighting following his previous role as Sports Lighting Manager at Abacus Lighting, where he worked for 16 years. His background in the sports lighting sector is in providing solutions to clients across the entire sporting remit, having had experience delivering grass roots facilities all the way through to world class sporting stadiums. Over the last 16 years James has been responsible for the design and delivery of thousands of sports lighting installations and is a trusted advisor throughout the industry.

James has a depth of industry knowledge that includes lighting engineering, lighting design, surveying, estimating and project management and he will bring a wide selection of skills and experience to the role. As part of his role, James Brunt will be responsible for growing the Midstream Lighting sports division globally, running a team of sports lighting designers and solution architects to provide best in class sports lighting solutions to the whole sector.

Alexander Krupkin, Midstream Lighting’s Co-Founder, said: “We are incredibly excited to bring James on board, he brings with him a wealth of experience and his depth of industry knowledge is unquestionable. We’ve spent a number of years analysing the sports industry and developing a product and solution that is best in class, and James is the exact calibre of person who can drive our sports business forward both here in the UK and beyond.”

The Midstream sports division specialises in the delivery of innovative lighting solutions for stadiums, training areas, all weather pitches, indoor facilities, aqua centres and other critical sporting arenas and our range of high-power LED lighting products, developed for this sector, allow us to deliver projects to the most exacting specification, whether working to FIFA or UEFA rules, or to local government or sporting bodies’ requirements. Whether the target is a new-built stadium or upgrading of existing sport and track facilities, we can deliver energy savings and improvement in lighting conditions, reduced glare and optimised controls.

James Brunt, Director of Sports at Midstream Lighting, added: “I’m really looking forward to starting work with Midstream Lighting, and hope to bring my extensive industry knowledge and passion for creating solutions-based sports lighting to lead my new team. This is a fantastic opportunity to support the companies high growth strategy and I look forward to working with their extensive network to provide lighting solutions across the sector.”

Midstream Lighting is a leading global manufacturer of advanced LED high-mast lighting for the sports, marine port and aviation industries. Based in the U.K., and serving the global marketplace, its products feature cutting-edge LED technology including a proprietary optic lens system. The company also serves as an innovation hub, working with design consultants and architects to assist with lighting design, from master-planning through to detailed design phase that help transform venues and improve critical infrastructure. The company’s innovative solutions and rapid growth have earned it the Queen’s Award for Enterprise, Innovation and recognition as a FT Future 100 UK company, Deloitte Fast 500 EMEA winner and Deloitte Fast 50 Technology Award winner.

"We are incredibly excited to bring James on board, he brings with him a wealth of experience and his depth of industry knowledge is unquestionable."

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