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JOHN Cornett is hoping to show people the light.

John, from Petersfield, will be educating corporations on the benefits of installing LED lighting as part of his new role as major account director for lighting firm 8point3 in Dartford.

It will be his job to convince UK firms to swap strip lights for LEDs, similar to those used to treat Seasonal Affective Disorder. They are said to be more eco-friendly and cost efficient. John used to work in internal communications.