Richard Chaplin


UK & Ireland Sales Manager


Following 25 years in international trade including 14 years in commercial lighting, where he had a strong focus on LED and connected street lighting, Richard now leads Telensa’s UK and Ireland business development activities.

Richard’s experience in the lighting industry includes senior export and business management roles, counting Country Manager for Thorn Lighting in the United Arab Emirates and General Manager for Thorlux Lighting LLC amongst them. Outside of work, Richard is a cub scout leader and likes to run, play golf and create delicious home-made pizzas.

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