Al is a founding member of St. Luke’s. In his first year as Creative Director, the agency was voted Campaign's agency of the year. In 2007 he was named by Shots magazine as one of their top 100 most influential creative people in the world.
Al was voted onto D&AD’s Executive Committee and in 2008, he served both as Education Chairman and Chair of Black Pencils, D&AD’s most prestigious awards. He also acts as Chairman of Judges to the Newspaper Society’s Young Team of the Year Award and in 2010, Al and Julian’s commercial for Strongbow won Gold in the drinks category of the Epica Awards.