Our Team

HBW are a team of people passionate about lighting and delivering the right solution.

Steve Hare

General Manager

Steve is a lighting engineer at heart, with a wealth of experience acquired over nearly 20 years in the lighting industry in the UK, and Australia for the past 10 years.

The core of Steve’s career has been centered around street lighting, area and path lighting and tunnel lighting. His extensive experience in tunnel lighting is quite unique in Australia, and positions HBW as a leader in the industry.

Gavin Hornibrook

Business Development Manager – QLD & SA

Gavin started his career in the lighting industry in 2006 and quickly developed a passion for high-quality lighting products and engineering performance.

Drawing from an earlier career in hospitality management at 5-star hotels, Gavin understands the importance of customer service and channels this into his client-focused approach to his work, and the delivery of successful project outcomes for his clients.

Ben Brady

Business Development Manager – NSW

Ben brings more than 20 years of experience in the technology industry, having spent much of his early career as an electronics technician. With the early development and adoption of solid-state lighting and controls in Australia, he gravitated towards and developed a passion for lighting.

Ben takes great pride and interest in engineering solutions to meet project requirements.