AgTech specialist Light Science Technologies (LST) has announced two new appointments to its team to continue advancing its strategy of growth.
New recruit Jessica Browne joins as Electronics Engineer, having previously worked as an engineer at various companies including GeoSLAM and Microlise. With a wealth of technical knowledge, she brings her 25 years’ experience specialising in designing and developing microcontroller-based products. Her new position will see her take on an R&D function, where she will be responsible for the design of electronics for LST’s burgeoning grow lighting and sensor product portfolio, as well as having input into type approvals, software and firmware design.
James Swords also joins as new Project Manager, leveraging more than 15 years’ experience at large aerospace companies, starting off as a technical apprentice straight from school. Previously he worked at established hydraulics and energy absorption device firm TA Savery & Co Ltd / Oleo International as Development Manager, taking on the operational lead for the expanding UKAS accredited test laboratory for rail and elevator products. In a newly created role at LST, among other responsibilities he will be tasked with overseeing new projects and implementing efficient processes to actively manage and communicate resource.