President of Science Europe
Professor Boyle took up the post of ESRC Chief Executive in September 2010. Before joining the ESRC Professor Boyle was Head of the School of Geography and Geosciences at the University of St Andrews and prior to moving to St Andrews in 1999 he had been at the University of Leeds.
Professor Boyle’s research has been within population and health geography and he has been the Director of the ESRC funded Longitudinal Studies Centre - Scotland.
He was also Co-Director of the ESRC funded Centre for Population Change, and Co-Investigator on the Wellcome Trust-funded Scottish Health Informatics Programme and the ESRC-funded Administrative Data Liaison Service.