Kristina Allison

Kristina Allison

Senior Lighting Designer at Atkins Global (UK) – Specialist & Architectural Lighting Team

Kristina has worked in the lighting industry as a designer and consultant for over 15 years. She is a Chartered Engineer (CEng), Member of the Society of Light and Lighting (MSLL), Member of CIBSE (MCIBSE), Vice-President of the Society of Light and Lighting (SLL) and chair of the SLL Education committee.

Kristina’s principal interest is sustainability and environmental matters associated with lighting and lighting design. In 2021 she co-authored the SLL/CIBSE publication, TM66 - ‘Creating a Circular Economy in the Lighting Industry’ and CEAM (Circular Economy Assessment Method).

Currently working as a senior lighting designer for Atkins Global (UK) within the specialist and architectural lighting team; her recent projects have included London City Airport expansion project, Southampton Cruise Terminal, London Euston Station redevelopment (Euston Enabling for Hs2) and TfL Silvertown project.
Throughout 2007-2015 Kristina worked as an independent lighting consultant, and in 2011 set up her own design consultancy and training practice specialising in energy efficient lighting design. Clients and projects during this time included; The Carbon Trust, Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI), Building Research Establishment (BRE), Lancaster House, Edinburgh Airport, British Airport Authorities (BAA), Greenwich University and lighting designer for the Dementia Services Development Centre (DSDC).

Kristina has also worked at Zumotbel (ZG) Lighting with the End User retail team. Her projects included lighting design for Jaguar Landrover, London Olympia, Dixons, Bentley Motor and large roll out projects for LIDL retail, Sainsbury's and ASDA.
Kristina has delivered many lighting workshops for the Carbon Trust throughout the UK, Electrical Contractors Association (ECA), RecoLight, guest presenter at SLL, ILP, IES and CIBSE events and is a guest lecturer at City University, London for the MSc Energy and Environment Technology and Economics course.