Dave Cooper (Eur Ing)Chairman
Dave Cooper was a founding trustee of the Lift Industry Charity. He is the CEO of UK based lift consultants LECS (UK) Ltd and has been in the lift & escalator industry since he left school in 1980 and is a well-known author and speaker. He is known for his passion for safety and training in the industry. He is a co-author of a number of books including “Elevator & Escalator Accident Reconstruction & Litigation”. He is a regular columnist in trade journals worldwide and wrote the safety column in Elevator World for 28 years between 1994 and 2022. He now writes the safety column for Lift Industry News. He is Chairman of the Lift & Escalator Symposium Educational Trust and is an Honorary Visiting Professor at The University of Northampton specialising in lifts & escalators. In 2021 he was awarded the Sir Moir Lockhead Award by the SOE for 30 years dedication to safety in the lift & escalator industry.