National Planning Summit

Richard Morris

Lighting Expert, Arup

Richard Morris is an Associate lighting designer with Arup and has a wide ranging experience of projects from lighting impact assessments and daylight design, to sports lighting for Olympic venues. Richard’s creative abilities coupled with an innovative use of 3D analysis tools have enabled him to tackle some complex lighting challenges both in the UK and globally. Most recently, Richard has co-authored a paper which gathered socio-economic evidence on the value of lighting in solving the challenges faced by our town and urban centres. He demonstrated how lighting can make a positive, measurable difference; enhancing revenues, boosting night economies and contributing to the recovery of our town centres, particularly as we look towards the post-covid era.