Stephen E.

Indoor Farming & Research Engineering Manager

United Kingdom

There are so many LED lighting choices on the market that sometimes its is difficult to figure out what you really need. I work with many growers, technical suppliers and grow light experts to find th...see more

  • Agricultural Crops & Forestry
  • Electrical Equipments & Components


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


Indoor Farming & Research Engineering Manager

2 years
Current position
Nov 2020 - Present
Steve is delighted to have joined Cambridge HOK to help expand their indoor farming technical team. He has always been very impressed with Cambridge HOK’s professional engineering-led a...see more

Founder Fyntek Group Ltd

Fyntek Group Ltd
3 years
Current position
Oct 2019 - Present
Fyntek Gorup Ltd has developed innovative LED grow lights designed to provide low-cost, energy efficient commercial-grade lighting solutions for growers. Our website offers technical in...see more

Founder & CEO

KropTek Ltd
3 years
Dec 2016 - Sep 2019
KropTek was formed by Steve in 2017 to advance the development of modular agri-technology and agri-systems. The company has a unique R&D facility in the UK that allows it to design and ...see more

Founder & Managing Director

PhytoLux Ltd
5 years
Oct 2011 - Dec 2016
PhytoLux Ltd was formed in 2011 in the UK to design, development, research and manufacture LED horticulture lighting. PhytoLux worked in partnership with Rothamsted Research, the longes...see more

Technical Director

LightPlanet (formerly OCG Lighting)
2 years
Jun 2011 - Sep 2013
As Technical Director for this SME which specialises in the supply and design of LED lighting systems into the commercial, industrial, and FM industries and the Public Sector, I was dir...see more

Business Development Director

SaeLec Ltd
4 years
Aug 2007 - Jun 2011
Business Development Director for a company specializing in building and facilities management and providing technical solutions including electrical design and systems for lighting, la...see more

Operational Manager (Deputy to Head of Service)

West Berkshire Council
2 years
Dec 2005 - Jul 2007
This was a 20 month contract reporting to board level, head of service and council members for the Project Management of the new Phoenix Centre construction project. I was responsible f...see more

Founder and Managing Director

E B Solutions Ltd, Woking, Surrey
6 years
Aug 1999 - Nov 2005
E B Solutions Ltd is a small start-up business reaching a turnover per annum of £500k. I was responsible for all sales and business development and for managing 6 staff focusing on faci...see more

Astute Programme Manager (Deputy to Operations / Project Director)

Marconi Astute Class Ltd, Frimley, Surrey
2 years
Apr 1997 - Jul 1999
Project managing the overall Astute Class Nuclear Submarine Project.

Project Integration Manager (Deputy to Operations Director)

European Helicopter Industries Ltd, Farnborough (now Agusta-Westland International)
8 years
Sep 1989 - Apr 1997
Joined the EH Industries Ltd as a Planning Assistant and developed his early career focusing on planning techniques, earned value methodology and budget planning. Through a series of pr...see more

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Agricultural Crops & Forestry
  • Electrical Equipments & Components


  • Business Strategy
  • Team Management
  • Business Development
  • Business Planning
  • Account Management
  • Problem Solving
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Strategy Development
  • Technical Leadership
  • Lighting Control
  • Lighting Design
  • Contract Negotiations