Our team is one of Solar Water Plc’s great strengths. Each one is an expert in their field, committed to achieving the Solar Water Plc vision.
Founder of the company and Inventor of the dome and its technologies, used his own private capital to finance the business through the initial research and development phase. Passionate about the application of Solar WaterTM’s potential to make world changing impacts by the plentiful provision of fresh water, he has had a stellar career as an inventor, lateral thinker, geopolitical economist and entrepreneur in many countries.
David is a highly experienced executive who has held board positions in UK and Internationally renowned tech companies.
Having always been involved at the forefront of new technologies, David was led to join Solar Water Plc not only because of its proven, award-winning solution but also because of its obvious global benefits.
David is a frequent speaker at conferences, a published author in his industry and a visiting lecturer at University College London on their MSc course ‘Telecommunications and Business’.
He has a working lifetime of experience in corporate finance and business development, with a history of building and managing entrepreneurial businesses in the UK and US. His career has largely been in financial services but he has been an active director of companies in medical technology, supply chain management and market research, among others. He is a principal of corporate finance consultants Ilex Associates Limited, and previously served as Director of Business Development of The ECU Group Plc, foreign currency advisers; as a founder principal of Ferghana Partners Inc. and Ferghana Partners Limited, strategic transaction advisers to the life sciences industries; and as a founder principal of stockbrokers David Allsopp and Partners. He commenced his career in merchant banking with S.G.Warburg & Company Limited.
Chris is the Head of Cranfield University’s Global Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) Laboratory. He heads a team which, in addition to running Ph.D courses for post graduate students, is actively involved with work on behalf of clients including the Company. These include the European Union, NASA and major global corporates. The CSP team undertakes projects in all areas of solar technology including electrical power generation, thermal power storage, water purification, heliostat design and manufacture, and polymer films for solar collectors. Chris is the sole UK representative on the EERA-Joint Committee on CSP which steers EU research into CSP, and he consults regularly for different departments of the UK government as well as acting as an adviser to government bodies in Saudi Arabia, Libya, India and Pakistan.
Xavier is a process engineer in the Optical Fabrication group at Safran-Reosc in France. From 2004-2018 he worked on CSP projects at Cranfield University with Prof. Christopher Sansom. He is a graduate of Grande Ecole – Ecole Nationale d’Ingénieurs – ENIT from which he holds a Master’s degree in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering with specialisation in International Business. He has a Ph.D in Precision Engineering. He has designed and built novel CSP systems with applications in the UK, India and the MENA region, and has authored a considerable number of scientific papers.
Liam has more than 35 years’ experience working in the IT industry and businesses. He has occupied several management positions such as International Director at Arosa Consultores SL , IT Director at Grupo Redur, Director at Asiga SL-Grupo Eptisa,. Liam’s focus in the IT industry includes project management, business development consultancy, telecommunications, software, GIS projects, international engineering projects, European logistics and e-commerce. Liam has strong connections with the Spanish desalination industry and is a promoter of the Iberia/ASEAN Chamber of Commerce. He has been with Solar Water Plc since its inception and therefore knows the company, stakeholders and technology.
He has a Bachelor of Science (1st Hons) in Computer Science from City University in London, and a Master of Science in Management from the Imperial College, London University. He has a broad range management, technical and organisational skills and is fluent in English and Spanish and furthermore speaks both Malay and Chinese.
Beata is an accomplished business administration and communications manager who has broad international experience in the public and private sectors. She has been engaged in media relations, corporate communications, events and communications planning, issues and crisis management.
Beata holds several qualifications in languages, diplomacy, CSR and communications. Fluent in English, Spanish and Polish, she brings to Solar Water Plc a wide range of complementary skills including IT, organisation and leadership.
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