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Who We Are


Professor Yu Xiong


Prof. Xiong is Chair of Business Analytics, Associate Dean International and Director of Centre of Innovation and Commercialization(CIC) at Surrey University. He has a PhD degree in Computing Engineering and BSc degree in Computer Science. His research focuses on technology innovation and supply chain strategies in global context. Professor Xiong is a Fellow of University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership, and a 2012 London Olympic Torchbearer.


Dalu Zhou

Managing Director

Mr Zhou is a senior concept artist, illustrator. Graduated from London University of the arts with a master's degree. He has many years of entrepreneurial experience in the game, fashion and jewelry industries.


Dr. Man (Amanda) Li

Project Manager

Ms. Li received her Ph.D. from Newcastle University, and she has strong experience in cross-border technology and business innovation. She is currently an AgriTech China-UK innovation project manager supported by Innovate UK, Newton Fund and Chinese Academy of Sciences. Award-winning community builder.


Jie Zhang

Project Manager

Miss Jie Zhang is the Founder of YUNZO (a London-based fashion & lifestyle brand) and Co-founder of Fantasy Inn (a global platform integrating fashion, culture, art and design, and celebrating Oriental heritage). 
Miss Zhang graduated from the University of Leeds in adverting & marketing with a master’s degree. She has a vast amount of experience in marketing, brand development and management both in the UK and Chinese market and also gained experience in large-scale event planning and marketing whilst working at Forbes China.


Eric Zhang

Project Manager

Mr. Zhang graduated from Univerity of Warwick with a Bsc degree in Management and Msc Degree in Business Analytics and Consulting. He is currently a PHD researcher of University of Surrey and his research focus is blockchain business model. Before he joined LFI, he had several years of work experience in facilitating technology transfer between China and UK.

Resume: Team Members
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