09/2020> Member of AO Executive Committee, Executive Director Research & Development
09/2009> Director of AO Research Institute Davos, AO Foundation.
Titles & Honours
2021 Fellow of Orthopaedic Research Society (FORS). O
2020 Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales (FLSW).
2019 Honorary Fellow Aberystwyth University (Cymrawd er Anrhydedd Prifysgol Aberystwyth), Wales, UK.
2018>2023 Member of High-end Foreign Experts Program, Sun Yat-sen University, State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs, China.
2016 Distinguished Professor, The First Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou (CN) 杰夫·理查德.
2016 Elected ‘Fellow of International Orthopaedic Research (FIOR)
2016 Doctor Honoris Causa, Technical University of Varna (BG).
2015 Full lifetime Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Freiburg (DE).
2012 Elected Fellow of Biomaterials Science and Engineering (FBSE).
2010 Life Honorary Member Swiss Society for Biomaterials and Regenerative Medicine (SSB&RM).
2007 Honorary Professor, School of Biosciences, Cardiff University, Wales (UK).
2004 Jean Leray Award (European Society for Biomaterials) - distinctive achievement and insight in biomaterials research.
Current Scientific & Board Appointments
2019> President TERMIS Global (Tissue Engineering & Regenerative Medicine International Society).
2019-2022 Past Chair of the International College of Fellows for Orthopaedic Research.
2021 President elect; 2015-2021 Vice President Science City Davos & Executive Committee of Science City Davos (since 2013).
2013> Member of the International Combined Orthopaedic Research Societies (ICORS) Steering Committee.
2013> Associate Editor of the Journal of Orthopaedic Translation.
2009> Director of the Board of the Foundation of the AO Research Institute Davos.
2000> Editor-in-Chief, webmaster, web editor eCM journal (www.ecmjournal.org).