Bryan has a 30-year history of leadership and governance in lighting design, manufacturing and consultancy businesses for the professional and local government sectors.  He is a member of the AS/NZS Road Lighting standards committee and Convener of the Energy Performance Working Group, a member of the AS/NZS Luminaire standards committee and NZ Head of Delegation of the International Electrotechnical Commission standards committee on Lamps and Luminaires. Bryan was the founding chairman of Lighting Council NZ and is currently Executive Director.

As a principal of lighting consultants Strategic Lighting Partners, Bryan has undertaken lighting and energy consultancy assignments for the NZ and Australian Governments and NZ and Australian councils. He has also undertaken LED consultancy for the International Finance Corporation division of the World Bank.