Neoz Lighting was founded in 1983 by directors Anne Gothe and Peter Ellis. Our factory and design studio are based in Sydney, Australia.
A formally qualified industrial designer, Peter’s our MD and lead designer. Before founding NEOZ in 1983, he was a lighting designer at Planet Lighting and Pierlite Electrical, a furniture designer for the NSW Dept. of Education, and a freelance industrial designer. He’s a keen surfer and appreciates beauty in all things, from nature to buildings to food.
Anne is an artist and photographer. She co-founded NEOZ with Peter in 1983.
One of the longest-serving members of the NEOZ family. She makes sure everything runs smoothly - from ordering components to managing the most important financial aspects of the business. She’s an indispensable part of our organisation.
We get hundreds of orders every month. Michelle makes sure they’re processed and shipped, accurately and efficiently. So they get to you fast, no matter where you. She has an Advanced Diploma in Accounting and Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, and before joining NEOZ in 2006, she worked in shipping and dispatch in Hong Kong, and environmental engineering in China.
After more than 25 years in the airline, hospitality and freight forwarding industry, David brings a wealth of experience to the team. He has a hands-on understanding of the everyday demands of our restaurant and hotel clients, and the product knowledge to recommend lighting solutions to effectively meet those demands.
Michael is an experienced sales consultant and maintains our valuable customer data base. Associated with Neoz since 2008 he brings with him nearly two decades of sales management experience in the food production industry with Procter & Gamble and Heinz as well as his partnership with wife and food specialist Christine.
Melody finds ways to get things done. She brings sales and assembly experience to the team, and her broad range of qualifications (sales, holistic nutrition, animal care) give her a unique, well-rounded perspective on every problem.
After joining NEOZ fresh out of university, back in 2005, Gabriel became a key part of the team that created the V4. With experience in some of the top design consultancies in London, as well China’s manufacturing heart, Gabriel is responsible for every aspect of the design manufacturing process. He’s also our friendly liaison with clients and suppliers.
Armed with a Bachelor’s degree in accounting, and a Master’s in IT, Jim performs a variety of roles in our accounting, shipping and IT support departments. He’s been directly responsible for improving our operations systems, and as an Associate Member of CPA Australia, he’s has also had a significant impact on our accounting processes. Before coming to us in 2014, Jim worked in Quality Assurance at Suncorp.
Tasked with overseeing all of our in-house production, Tom ensures every cordless lamp order is assembled and tested to satisfy our customers’ needs. A long serving team member, Tom is meticulous in his attention to detail when organising the production and manufacturing of Neoz Cordless lamps.
John is our go-to guy for anything that involves electronics or product repair. He joined us in 2004 with a wealth of experience in machinery assembly and repair.
Every week, Li hand-assembles and tests hundreds of individual cordless lamps. Working at our Sydney factory, she has a great product knowledge and is known for her creative input.
No cordless lamp gets shipped without the final stamp of approval (and serial number) from Irene. Her years of experience and attention to detail are invaluable in creating Neoz cordless lamps.