He co-chaired two Worldcons, Intersection and Interaction, and has worked on a large number of other conventions, including chairing or co-chairing InVention, Albacon 85, ConTreaty, Smofcon 29, Smofcon 39 and the UK in '95 and Glasgow in 2005 Worldcon bids. He is very active in WSFS and Hugo Award administration and is regularly on convention programming, often as moderator.
He has dabbled in fanzines and co-edited the December 2017 edition of Journey Planet, which celebrated the 40th anniversary of conventions in Glasgow, and therefore, he was part of 'Team Journey Planet' which received a Best Fanzine Hugo nomination in 2018.
Vincent is a collector of SF illustration art, including commissions such as the covers of the most recent UK Worldcon souvenir books. Also interested in music, he organised the major Symphony Orchestra events at Loncon 3 and Dublin 2019.
Awards, Honors and GoHships:
- 1999 -- Hogmanaycon, jUnicon / Baltcon '99 ( Special Fan Guest)
- 2003 -- Concave 24, 2nd Int'l Week of Science & SF (Timisoara) (Fan GoH)
- 2011 -- Illustrious British National 'Eastercon' (Fan GoH)
- 2014 -- Big Heart Award
- 2023 -- Fellow of NESFA
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