John Simpson

Chairman

John started his career as a teacher before joining the world of theatre via an Arts Council trainee course. He then went on to work as General Manager at Watford Palace Theatre, Glasgow Citizens Theatre and Royal Court Theatre in London. In 1971, he founded White Light based around the idea of providing a lighting hire service that industry professionals – his friends – could trust. More than 40 years later, John is still involved with the management of the company, ensuring that WL maintains its well-won reputation for quality products and friendly service.