President, Society of Light and Lighting
Jim Shove is the current President of the Society of Light and Lighting. He has been involved in the lighting industry for fifty years; starting as an apprentice toolmaker with the domestic lighting company, Conelight, in 1969. He then went on to work for Thorn Lighting, Holophane Europe, Luxonic and finally Fagerhult until his retirement in 2018. During this time he carried out many varied roles in product design, manufacture, sales and design. He is as passionate about light and the lighting industry as he was when he first started.