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President of Acuity Brands Lighting and Controls

Organization: Acuity Brands

Profession: President



Trevor Palmer, President, Acuity Brands Lighting and Controls Business, has over 25 years of experience in the building technology industry.


He joined Acuity in 2015 with the acquisition of Distech Controls ® and has positioned Acuity Brands Lighting (ABL) as an industry leader in lighting and controls. Trevor is an innovator at heart and is elevating the customer experience while driving product vitality. In addition, he guides ABL's strategic development, market expansion, and product line diversification.

Before joining Acuity Brands, Trevor served as Managing Director for Sontay Limited (2009-2014).

Trevor is on the Board of Governors of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA). He is a former Board Member of BACnet International and LonMARK International.

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