"Professor Paul Boyle is President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Leicester, having been appointed in September 2014. Previously, Paul was Chief Executive of the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), the UK’s largest funding agency for social science research; the International Champion of Research Councils UK, with responsibility for international strategy on behalf of all seven UK research councils; and President of Science Europe, representing over 50 European funding agencies...
"Professor Boyle is Chair of the Scottish Science Advisory Council, which is Scotland’s highest level science advisory body; a Board Member of Universities UK, who provide leadership and support to executive heads of 133 UK University institutions as well as Chair of their Research Policy Network; and a Council Member and Trustee of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, which has over 500 member institutions in 37 Commonwealth countries. In April 2017 Professor Boyle was elected as a Board member of the European Universities Association and has subsequently become Vice-President." 
Resources and articles
- University of Leicester Paul Boyle, organizational web page, accessed March 4, 2018.