Prof Green holds a PhD from the University of Cape Town (1984) and worked as a lecturer at the University of Stellenbosch shortly thereafter. He worked as a research scientist for ten years at the University of Heidelberg in Germany, after which he returned to the University of Stellenbosch in 1996, where he was appointed Chairperson of the Mathematics Department in 2002 and Executive Head of the Department of Mathematical Sciences from 2006 – 2009. In 2007 he received the South African Mathematical Society’s Award for Research Distinction. He has been Editor of the mathematics journal Quaestiones Mathematica from 2002 to 2015 and has served on the Editorial Board of Afrika Mathematika.
We wish Prof Green well in all his future endeavours.