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Telensa’s David Orchard elected as HEA council member

Telensa’s David Orchard, the company’s UK Sales Director, has been elected as a member representative on the Highway Electrical Association (HEA) council. David took up his position in October and hopes to be instrumental in helping the HEA meet its strategic objectives.

David has extensive lighting experience having spent over 13 years at Philips, GE Lighting and Zumtobel before joining Telensa in 2018 to head up its UK sales operation.

David Orchard said “I am proud to have been endorsed for election and to have the opportunity to be more closely involved with the work of the HEA. I am passionate about this industry and look forward to helping to shape the standard of excellence within the highway electrical sector”.

Established in 2011, the HEA is one of the largest and most influential bodies within the sector, representing over 400 organisations whose contract services range from street lighting and traffic signals to highway communications. The HEA seeks to be a professional membership organisation relevant to the highway electrical sector; to provide services that meet the needs of members and other stakeholders; to facilitate and lead the development of qualifications and training.