With a background in lighting and electronics, Dave joined WL’s Control department more than 25 years ago and became Technical Director in 2000. He was part of the MBO team in 2006. Since 2002 Dave has been running the Hire Division while also continuing as Technical Director. Under his stewardship the Hire division has grown by an average of 8% per year. As well as managing some of the more unusual hire projects, Dave keeps a close eye on the technology side of the business, exploring the opportunities that new technology offers for designers, technicians, and production teams.