Past Head of Statistics and past Director of School.
- Statistical Ecology
- Capture recapture
- Integrated population modelling
- Applications of Hidden Markov Models
- Models for Butterflies and moths
- N-mixture models
- Past president of the British and Irish Region of the International Biometric Society.
- Past president of the International Biometric Society.
- Past Director and co-Director of the National Centre for Statistical Ecology.
- Honorary life member of the International Biometric Society.
- Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales.