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our team

Flare Team - David Amos

david amos

director / co-founder

A lighting designer with tremendously varied experience across corporate and live events, david set up Flare in 2008 having worked extensively as a freelancer in the industry. David may also be found on a tennis court, on a dog walk or in front of a piano.

Flare Team - Benjamin Cash

benjamin cash

director / co-founder

Designer, programmer  and realiser with extensive experience in a variety of live settings and roles over 25 years in the industry. Ben's skill set comes from pushing the limits of design and what can be achieved. In his natural habitat Ben can be found laughing with his offspring or watching classic Japanese horror (once the kids are in bed.)

Flare Team - Ben Donoghue

ben donoghue

lighting designer

A lighting and production designer passionate about music, with particular interest and experience in lighting for immersive performance and events in unconventional settings. Ben joined Flare in 2019 following  several years at global creative agency  Imagination. When not working with light you'll always find ben in the kitchen (at parties?)

Flare Team - Jay Brown-Young

jay brown-young

lighting technician

Jay is a forward-thinking production electrician with experience in live music, theatre, corporate and immersive events. As well as all aspects of project management, Jay particularly enjoys working with creatives preparing and installing their complex designs. When not busy, Jay can be found enjoying the drama of Formula 1.

Rae Atkin

rae atkin

lighting associate

With a passion for enhancing live music performance, Rae aspires to work with the best to deliver world-class lighting for performance and events. Through drafting, pre-visualisation and programming, Rae strives for perfection, continuing to develop and learn from others. In her spare time, Rae can be found planning her next world travels.

Lewis Beard_Flare Lighting

lewis beard

lighting associate

Working freelance for several years across a diverse range of live event types, Lewis understands the importance of good pre-production, which is reflected in his work, joining Flare to lead our on-demand visuals. You can usually find Lewis rendering, cup of tea in hand, or cooking up a storm in his down time.

james calliss

lighting associate

James is a passionate lighting programmer, excited to be taking his next steps in the industry. Joining Flare he is looking forward to further developing his programming and design skills. When not at a lighting console James can be found watching Arsenal on most weekends. 

flare is connected

flare is community

...alongside our core team flare works with a community of associate creators and technical specialists to innovate and deliver across all areas of live design and production

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