Xiongwei Liu

Managing Director


David Schiele

Operations Director MAPM, MCIWM


Stephen Parkinson

Business Director ACIS

Professor Xiongwei Liu - Managing Director

Professor Xiongwei Liu is the Founder and Managing Director of Entrust Smart Home Microgrid Ltd, inventor of Entrust Smart Microgrid with two core patents, and a global leader in smart microgrid based on hybrid DC- and AC-networks and renewable energy systems for built environment.

Xiongwei has over 30 years academic and industrial experiences in the UK, Germany and China. Before founding Entrust Microgrid, he was Professor of Sustainable Engineering at University of Cumbria, and Professor of Energy and Power Management at University of Central Lancashire. At the universities, Xiongwei led 20+ renewable energy and smart microgrid projects funded by the UK and European funding agencies with grants over £5m.

Xiongwei is currently visiting Professor at University of Huddersfield (UK), guest Professors at Beijing University of Technology (China), Xiangtan University (China) and Hunan University of Science and Technology (China).

David Schiele - Operations Director MAPM, MCIWM 

David has more than 20 years' experience from multiple sectors including the EV charging sector, the UK renewable energy sector and the UK waste management sector. He is Prince II qualified, a full member of The Association for Project Management (MAPM) and a Chartered Member of the Institute for Waste Management (MCIWM)

David's commercial broad commercial experience spanning three sectors provides him a unique project lifecycle perspective, from feasibility and project development, through project planning and realisation (consent), to supply, installation and commissioning, and finally operation and maintenance.

David has managed the successful delivery of numerous multi-million-pound energy and infrastructure projects through the UK for a number of high-profile renewable energy sector customers.

Stephen Parkinson - Business Director ACIS

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.

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