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’.
James is an international executive with a passion and strength in creating partnerships and solutions with clients, partners and teams, for mutually beneficial commercial objectives. He has 10 years of general management experience as CEO and MD of WPP businesses focused on the success of such partnerships; and 25 years working with clients in all regions around the world. His expertise is in general management & commercial, business development & client relations, sales & marketing.
James has previously worked on a range of sustainable solutions across business categories, and with an MA Hons in Human Geography (incl a study of the world’s water crisis), is a champion of Solar Water Plc’s ground-breaking, sustainable freshwater solution.
Ngen takes pride in his financial stewardship across strategic, commercial, operational and governance areas. He served as CFO for over 8 years and held multiple global & regional client commercial finance roles within one of WPP UK group companies in his 15 years stint there. Before that, Ngen was a corporate consultant advising SMEs in their growth ambitions. He currently holds directorships across several startups. Ngen loves building relationships to succeed and deliver value together.
Ngen holds a BSc Hons in Accounting & Finance from the University of Warwick, is a fellow of the ICAEW since 2011 and is conversant in Chinese and Malay.
Guy has proven success in both entrepreneurial and large enterprise executive roles.
He started, built and sold three companies in Networking, Mobile Telephony and Internet Service Provision in the UK.
Over the past 17 years, he has held executive positions with Cisco and HP in both EMEA and APJC within strategy, planning and operations, business development and sales management.
Robert’s background in Architecture and passion for sustainable solutions led him to join Solar Water Plc, immediately understanding Malcolm’s vision, the worldwide potential and need for a zero carbon industrial desalination plant.
His previous experiences along with his Bachelor of Science (Hons) degree in Architecture Technology have allowed him to develop an extensive range of technical skills, and project management.
As a fully qualified electro-mechanical engineer and with over 30 years commercial and technical experience – 10 of which has been focussed within the discipline of renewables – especially Photovoltaics – Andy brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to Solarwaterplc . He has worked all over the world, from EMEA, to APAC countries.
Andy is a Bachelor of Engineering and holds Fellowships of both the RSA and The Institute of Sales and Marketing.
Ken manages Solar Water’s digital streams and supports marketing. He joined Solar Water as a contractor in the early months of 2020.
As well as working for Solar Water, Ken works for Bywaters, London’s leading sustainable waste management company. He also has three years of experience at British Water, a dynamic trade association covering all water and wastewater industry sectors.
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.
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.
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.
Esther is a Senior Account Director at our partner agency, 2112 Communications and within her role provides consultation and support to Solar Water Plc. Esther has been working in marketing and communications for over 25 years; exceeding expectations, doing more and helping clients go further. Adding value at every stage and challenging thinking to deliver well-conceived campaigns, on time and on budget. www.2112comms.com
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