President, Magna Carta Island International Innovation Centre
Professor Yu Xiong is the President of Magna Carta Island International Innovation Centre, which is based on the historic Magna Carta Island. He is also the Chair of Management Board of UKDE Ltd, a blockchain finance company. Since 2015, Professor Yu Xiong has been Chair of Technology and Operations Management, in Newcastle Business School, Northumbria University. He is also Chair of the London Fashion Fund, funded by Office of Mayor of London. Professor Xiong is a Fellow of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership, University of Cambridge. Professor Xiong is also the co-Chair of the largest innovation space in London, Cocoon Global, based in Liverpool Street Station. Because of his contribution to innovation and globalization, he was selected by London Olympic Committee to be a 2012 Olympic Torchbearer.