Imperial College London

Professor Tom Welton

Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Chemistry

Professor of Sustainable Chemistry



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601AMolecular Sciences Research HubWhite City Campus





  • RSC/KCL Daniel Lecturer, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2016
  • RSC/UCL Thomas Graham Lecturer, RSC, 2012
  • DFG, Paul Walden Lecturer, DFG SPP Ionic Liquids, 2011
  • RSC, Ingold Lecturership, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2007
  • ACS, New Voice in Chemistry, ACS, 2001
  • Lloyd's of London Tercentenary Foundation Fellowship, Lloyd's of London, 1993

External Positions

  • Trustee, Lloyd's Tercentenary Research Foundation, Lloyd's of London Tercentenary Foundation, 2012
  • Board Member, Green Chemistry Advisory Board, RSC, 2011
  • Board Member, Chemical Science Advisory Board, RSC, 2010
  • Board Member, Sustainable Technologies Advisory Board, Chemistry Innovation KTN, 2005

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Member, American Chemical Society
  • Fellow, Royal Society of Chemistry (CChem FRSC)


  • Fellow of the City and Guilds Institute, City and Guilds Institute, 2017
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2007

Editorial Boards

  • Green Chemistry, Member of Editorial board, 2005 - 2010