Professor Xiongwei Liu
Founder and Managing Director
A global leader in developing and promoting smart DC powered networks, Xiongwei has over 30 years academic, research and development and industrial experience. A professor in sustainable engineering and energy and power management, Xiongwei has held senior academic positions at the University of Central Lancashire and the University of Cumbria.
As inventor and founder of Entrust Smart Microgrid, Xiongwei has lead product and patent development of innovative smart microgrid technologies that deliver world leading efficiency and economy.
Xiongwei has secured funding for Entrust Microgrid from UK, EU and Chinese suppliers and manufacturers for Entrust’s diverse product range. Xiongwei has also secured major Innovate UK and ERDF grants.
Passionate about delivering the highest possible technical and design standards, Xiongwei is an international expert on renewables and smart microgrid technologies – leading market development and deployment in UK, and EU as well as his native China.
A national award winning marketing and communications specialist, Stephen has over 25 years experience in sales and marketing. Stephen has led major organisational change projects and head up multi-million pound projects and project development.
A strong and natural leader, Stephen is also a fully qualified and highly experience coach – with a focus on corporate, business and personal development.
Stephen is focused on delivering business and commercial solutions to modern-day problems and is responsible for ensuring the deployment and take up of innovative Entrust Smart Microgrid Technologies in the domestic, commercial and transport sectors.
Director of Operations Africa
An MBA Graduate, Steve has over 17 years experience in both public and private sector in the UK. As a professional, procurement and commercial consultant, Steve’s core competency is the development and implementation of commercial and procurement strategies.
Steve has led the development and implemented key policies, processes and reform for a number of different organisations. Due to the continuous environmental challenges, Steve’s focus is on developing and implementing policies as well as guidance on sustainable procurement.
As a leader in renewable energy and its impact on sustainable economic growth, Steve is driving forward Entrust Smart Microgrid as the solution of choice for future smart energy and power systems in Africa, particularly in Nigeria.