Alan Boyle MBE - Biography
Alan is currently a Member of the LUPS 2007-2013 Programme
Monitioring Committee, Structural funds Monitioring and Evaluation
Group, various working groups influencing the shape of the
2014-2020 Structural Fund Programme.
Alan has been involved in the design and delivery of structural
fund employability intervenyions,built from the ground up for 28
years, accessing ESF and ERDF under various programmes.
Across this extensive engagement period he has participated in a
variety of selection processes for projects, management and
monitioring committees at a third sector, East of Scotland,
Coalfields and National level, including many evaluations,
consultations, design workshops and hosting visits from othermember
The organisation he is CEO of, specalises in helping a wide range
of multiply disadvantaged groups from deprived former coalfield
areas. It has one of the most successful track records in Scotland,
has picked up an extensive range of best practice awards and has
been re-cognised by the Scottish Parliament as an Employability
model of excellence.
Prior to working in the the third sector Alan was a lecturer in FE
on Employment law, Trade Union Studies and Industrial relations,
and special needs. He also worked in heavy engineering and
shipbuilding and was active in trade unions from an early
He is a Licentiateship Member of the City and Guilds Instiute of
London, an Engineering Master Craftsman and qualified in Quality
Control and Organisational Studies.
In the New Years Honours List 2014 Alan was
awarded and MBE.
You can contact Alan here.