In addition to dental and surgical fellowships, he has a Diploma in Medical Education and is a Fellow of the Faculty of Surgical Trainers. He is a Council member and Trustee of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and the first OMFS surgeon outside Scotland to be elected to Council.
He is Dean of the International Postgraduate Deanery of RCSEd. and is actively involved in education and examinations.
He was formerly Training Programme Director and Chair of The Specialist Surgical Board in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery for the North West. He hosts, supervises and examines national and internationally for MRCS and examines for specialist OMFS and MFDS examinations.
He is Clinical Lead for OMFS at Manchester Royal Infirmary and regularly instructs in advanced trauma, critical care, training the trainers and Non Technical Surgical Skills.