Mark Boyle

Mark Boyle is a Scottish trained human geographer (BSc Geography University of Glasgow in 1988 and PhD in Geography University of Edinburgh 1992) who worked from 2003 to 2007 at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow as Lecturer and then Senior Lecturer in Geography and from 2007 as Professor/Chair of Geography at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth.

From Aug 2007 to Aug 2012 he served as Head of the large and lively Department of Geography at Maynooth and from 2013 to 2016 as Director of the interdisciplinary National Institute of Regional and Spatial Analyses (NIRSA) at Maynooth. With Caroline Creamer he serves as NUP for Ireland.

From January 1st 2018 he will be Director of the Heseltine Institute for public Policy, Place and Practice at the University of Liverpool and Chair in Urban Studies.