Honorary Research Associate
Herbarium, Library, Art & Archives
Foreign Language(s):(in descending order of familiarity): French, German, Latin, Russian
Qualifications & Appointments
B.Sc. Hons. University of Durham (Botany)
Diploma in Taxonomy, University of Edinburgh
Ph.D. (Botany), University of Leicester
Research Fellow, Flora of Turkey Unit, University of Edinburgh, 1975-1980
Keeper of Botany / Head of Science, National Museums Liverpool, 1981-2008
Secretary, Flora Europaea Editorial Board, 1986-1988
Linnean Society of London, Botanical Secretary, 1998-2006 & Editorial Secretary, 2006-2011
Co-editor and gazetteer research for Flora of Iraq; member of Kew Guild
Selected Recent Publications
Contributed as author and editor to Flora Europaea, European Garden Flora and Flora of Turkey, and as author to Flora of Australia, Flora of Ethiopia, Flora Mesoamericana and Flore de la Nouvelle Caledonie.
Associate editor of Watsonia, Edinburgh Journal of Botany, Iranian Journal of Botany and New Journal of Botany.