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Maida Hot – Managing Director
MSc Light & Lighting MA BS CEng MCIBSE MSLL Associate IALD

Maida has worked in the Lighting industry for over 22 years. She has completed numerous high profile and award winning projects in UK and overseas across various industry sectors including masterplanning and regeneration, commercial, luxury residential, retail, hotels, education, arts, heritage, ecclesiastical and public buildings. Her creative design experience extensively covers both daylight and architectural lighting design. Having both science and architecture related degrees established her open thinking and innovation paths in lighting design of her projects. Her initial multi-disciplinary training in built environment gave invaluable insight to the work of other consultants that is vital to our close working relations with other practices in design and construction industry.

Maida often gives presentations at professional conferences and lectures at highly acclaimed schools of architecture such as the Bartlett School of Architecture at UCL, University of Nottingham, Glasgow School of Art and Madrid Polytechnic. She also contributes to the work of professional lighting organisations, for example, by chairing the IALD committee that set up now very successful International Enlighten annual conference and also participating in SLL committee work.