• Editor, J. Mol. Catal. A: Chemical (2010-2015).
• Member of International Advisory Board, J. Mol. Catal. A: Chemical (2000-2010); ChemSusChem (2008-2015).
• Member of Editorial Advisory Boards, Chinese J. Catal.; Chemical Record; Lett. Org. Chem.; Current Org. Syn.
• Member of Advisory Committee, Shanghai Key Laboratory of Green Chemistry and Chemical Processes (ca 2002-2015).
• Visiting Professor, State Key Laboratory of Catalysis, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Northwest University, Shaanxi Normal University, and Northwest Normal University.
• Co-Founder, LCC (LiverpoolChiroChem), winner of Merseyside Innovation Award 2015, and winner of the Bionow Startup Company of the Year Award 2015.
- Plenary lecture, Keynote/Plenary by Invitation (AstraZeneca, 2006)
- Plenary lecture, Keynote/Plenary by Invitation (Karachi, 2006)
- Keynote, Keynote/Plenary by Invitation (Tokyo, 2005)
- Letters in Organic Chemistry (Advisory Board Member, 2004 - present)
- The Queen's University of Belfast, PhD (2005)
- University of St Andrews, PhD (2005)