Dr Javier Fernandez-Garcia studied his bachelor (2002-2007) and master’s degree (2010-2011) in Spain. He worked in industry from 2007 to 2014 in companies such as Saint-Gobain, XSTRATA, Biogas Fuel Cell and HUNOSA. He completed his PhD at University of Oviedo (2011-2014). After that he worked as a Research Fellow at University of Warwick from 2014 to 2016. Then he developed research activities in Stoli Catalysts Ltd (Spin-out company) and he was finally appointed as Lecturer in Chemical Engineering at University of Leeds in 2017.