Electrician from Brighton reaches final of Screwfix Top Tradesperson 2021

  • Dan Lloyd will take part in the virtual final of the prestigious award in September
  • The electrician is hoping to be crowned this year’s winner
  • The winner will walk away with the coveted title and a trade bundle worth £20,000

An electrician from Brighton is celebrating after seeing off hundreds of other tradespeople to reach the final of the renowned Screwfix Top Tradesperson 2021 competition.

Dan Lloyd, 34 has been shortlisted and will join nine other worthy contestants from across the UK & Ireland to go head-to-head to win the coveted title.

With 15 years of experience as an electrician, Dan has been selected after demonstrating a real passion for the trade, showcasing his exceptional skills, drive, and determination to go above and beyond for his customers.

Over the years, Dan has successfully built a well-respected, valued company that has a team of six full time staff and two apprentices – and is hoping to recruit an additional three apprentices in the coming years.

Not one to rest on his laurels, Dan is investing in green training for his entire team to ensure his business is at the forefront of providing green electrical installations including renewables and electric vehicle car charging. Diamond Electrical Solutions is also deeply vested in the community, with the team offering free services to elderly residents with electrical issues.

The standard of the 10 finalists is incredibly high and Dan, who runs Diamond Electrical Solutions, will aim to impress a panel of judges with his examples of excellent workmanship and dedication to the trade during a two-day virtual final event in September.

The winner will be crowned during Screwfix LIVE and will take home the ultimate £20,000 prize bundle comprising of tech, tools, and training.

Dan, who is thrilled to have reached the final, says: “I’ve worked hard to build a thriving business and am committed to driving it forward while investing in green solutions. With a dedicated team behind me, I see great things ahead and I’m honoured to be recognised for my achievements by getting to the final stages of this highly respected competition.”

Simon Jackson, Customer and Digital Director at Screwfix said: “We recognise the importance of supporting our nations tradespeople, and we want to reward them for their hard work and for continually supporting their customers and local communities. We have seen many, high quality entrants this year and our top ten finalists have done incredibly well to get this far. I look forward to meeting the finalists as we look to crown one high calibre individual as Screwfix Top Tradesperson 2021. I’d like to congratulate Dan for reaching the final and I wish all the finalists the best of luck.”

During the final, Dan will face a panel of industry-leading judges including representatives from the NICEIC, CIPHE, FMB and 2019 winner, Darren McGhee.

To find out more about this competition, please visit screwfix.com/stt.