- Bicentenary Medal, The Linnean Society, 2012
- University Research Fellowship, Royal Society, 1999
- 'BMC Evolutionary Biology', Editorial Board
- Editorial Board, 'Diversity and Distributions'
- Editorial board, 'Journal of Evolutionary Biology'
- Member, Editorial Board, 'Systematic Biology'
- BBSRC panel of experts, 2009-
- Member, BBSRC working group on systematics
- Management and Advisory Board, NERC Centre for Population Biology
- Member, NERC Peer Review College
- Member, UK SYNTHESIS user selection panel
Membership of Professional Bodies
- Member, British Ecological Society
- Member, European Society for Evolutionary Biology
- Member, Society for the Study of Evolution (USA)