Sustainable Supply Chain Conference 2022

James Bennett

James Bennett

Commercial Director -Office & Industry / Retail & Hospitality / Value Added Partners, Signify UK&I

James joined Philips (Signify) Lighting in 2013 and has been part of the leadership team in Signify since 2018, where he has responsibility for defining the strategy for growth and driving the overall direction of the O&I and R&H divisions.  James has been instrumental in supporting the transition from offering basic lighting fixtures to providing fully connected cloud-based solutions which provide not only significant energy savings but business data analytics.  James also has a focus of working with businesses to offer sustainable / circular solutions using the latest manufacturing and LED technologies.


Prior to Philips James spent 15years working in the Security / IT Sector delivering tailored solutions to global businesses.  


Born in Grimsby, James holds a Bachelor of Science from Kingston University, and in his spare time enjoys rugby, cricket fishing and golf.