Yu Xiong

Strategy and Development Advisor


Prof. Dr. Yu Xiong, BSc, PhD, CEng, PGCHET, FHEA

Professor Yu Xiong is Strategy and Development Advisor to Big Innovation Centre and has co-hosted activities with Big Innovation Centre in the blockchain field.

Professor Xiong is co-Chair of Cocoon Global in the London Liverpool Street area, the first Chinese capital-backed platform with extensive networks in both China and the UK; and the President of Magna Carta Island International Innovation Centre, which is based on the historic Magna Carta Island.

Professor Yu Xiong is also Chair of Business Analytics; Associate Dean International; and Director of Surrey Centre for Innovation and Commercialisation (SCIC) at the University of Surrey.

He also serves as the Chair of Management Board of UKDE Ltd, a blockchain finance company, and Chair of the London Fashion Fund, funded by Office of Mayor of London. Because of his contribution to innovation and globalization, he was selected by London Olympic Committee to be a 2012 Olympic Torchbearer.