Antonio Zanotti-Gerosa studied in Milano, Italy, completing his PhD in organometallic chemistry in 1994 (Prof. S. Maiorana). His academic experience includes secondments to Imperial College (Professor S.V.Ley), University of Bonn (Prof K.H. Doetz) and Nagoya University (Professor R. Noyori) and post-doctoral research at the University of Lausanne (Professor C. Floriani). Since 1997 he has been working on industrial applications of homogeneous catalysis. In 2003 he joined Johnson Matthey and, as R&D Director, he is now leading the JM chemocatalysis group in the Cambridge laboratories.