Visiting Professor, OTB (2007) Department of Architecture (2008), Technical University of Delft.Research collaboration, PhD supervision and work on joint publications.
Co-supervisor for 2 PhDs at TU Delft (one in Architecture Department and one in OTB Research Institute).
First Prize in essay competition organised by Dutch housing innovation body, SEV for essay Close Neighbours Not Distant Friends Neighbourhood Focused Housing Associations in England and the Netherlands (with van Bortel, Gruis and Nieboer).
Plenary Speaker, Australian National Housing Conference, Organising Non-Profit Housing: Some European Experiences; Convention Centre, Sydney, Australia, February 22nd 2008.
Invited Speaker ‘Evan Walker Discussions’, Melbourne Affordable Housing Annual Lecture, Seven Dilemmas for growth of non-profit housing in Victoria: Learning from Europe? Melbourne Town Hall March 3rd 2008.
Invited Speaker Australasian Housing Institute, University of Queensland and Queensland Department of Housing, 7 Dilemmas for growth of non-profit housing in Queensland: Learning from Europe? Queensland Department of Housing, Brisbane, March 6th 2008.
Strategy Review adviser to Cluid Housing Association, Dublin, (2009 and 2011) Building on earlier work on non-profit housing in Ireland contributed to strategic plans 2009-12 and 2012-15.
Coordinating Committee, European Network for Housing Research, Elected for period 2008-2011. ENHR Annual Conference, University College Dublin July 2008.
Guest Editor European Journal of Housing Policy theme issue on Market Concepts, Coordination Mechanisms and New Actors in Social Housingpublished June 2009.
Guest Editor Journal of Housing and Built Environment special issue on Exploring network governance in urban regeneration, community involvement and integration published May 2009.
Member of Editorial Committee TU Delft/IOS Press for Sustainable Urban Areas Monograph Series (appointed October 2008).
Invited Plenary Panel Speaker: 'Reactions to the economic crisis: future directions for tenure restructuring in the United Kingdom' International Sociological Association, Glasgow September 2009.
Invited Expert Plenary Speaker: Mid-Term Conference of EU COST Action TU0701 Improving the Quality of Suburban Building Stock, Faculty of Building and Civil Engineering, Faculty of Built Environment, University of Malta, May 2010.
Invited Expert Plenary Speaker: Finish Government, Ministry of Housing, Bridge to Living Suburbs Conference, Sibelius Hall, Lahti, November 2010.
Invited Expert Plenary Speaker: Metropolitan Housing Partnership Close Neighbours Seminar. Centrepoint, London, February 2011.
Invited Expert Advisory Panel member: Orbit Charitable Trust Commission on Housing and Care for the Most Vulnerable Older People. What Can Housing Associations and Older People Organisations Do Together? 2010-11 (Chaired Birmingham event May 2011).
Guest Editor Housing Studies special issue on Social Enterprise, Hybridity and Social Housing to be published Spring 2012.
Plenary Chair ENHR Conference, Toulouse July 2011. Chairing Plenary Session on International perspectives on social enterprise and hybridity in housing organisations.