Wendy Maltman
Graphic Designer

Rosie Anderson
3D Visualiser

Rachel Hunter
Interpreter

Lesley Walker
Interpreter

Griff Boyle MBA BA (Hons) FCSD


Griff established GBDM on 6 September 1999 after working for five years for the National Museums of Scotland in Edinburgh, leading the development of the first of their large scale permanent gallery projects. Several years on he continues to focus on ensuring that creative design responds to organisational business function.

Personal

 

Education

1996-98

 




1984 - 1987

 


Professional Qualifications

 

 

Employment

 

GBDM Ltd

07: 1999 - present

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 










National Museums Scotland

08: 1994 - 07: 1999 (Contact)

 

 

 

 

Dundee Art Galleries and Museums

06: 1992 - 08: 1994

 

Ian Burke Associates Architects

01: 1989 - 06: 1992

 

Nicoll Russell Architects

06: 1987 - 01: 1989

 

Lecturing

09: 2003 - 09: 2006

 

 

01: 2000 - 2001

 

 

Competitions

 

 

 

Married with two daughters

 

MBA (with distinction) Napier University Edinburgh (Open learning)

• Change Management

• Business and Economic Forecasting

• Small Business Management

• Public Sector Management

 

BA (Hons) (1st) in Interior Design from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee

 

Fellow of the Chartered Society of Designers

Planning Supervisor, (RICS Heriot Watt University 1996)

 

Founder and Director of GBDM Ltd

 

Key Projects

RPSI

Ballinderry River School

Borders Textile Towerhouse

Shetland Museum and Archives

Bennachie Visitor Centre Aberdeenshire

St Andrews Museum

Museum of Scottish Country Life

Trail of the Mummies RMO Leiden Holland

 

Author of Design Project Management for Clients published by Ashgate, Burbank USA June 2003. Second Edition commissioned Aug 2008. Translated into simplified Chinese and published in China by Tsinghua University Press in 2007.

 

Expert Advisor and Monitor to the Heritage Lottery Fund Scotland and

Northern Ireland since 1999.

 

Expert Advisor to the UK National Commission for UNESCO since 2012

 

Design Manager

Key Projects

Museum of Scotland

Ivy Wu Gallery

Art and Industry Gallery

 

Museum Design Officer (Head of Museums Design)

 

 

 

Project Designer/ Architect

 

 

 

Designer

 

 

External Examiner: BA (Hons) Interior Design Course

Duncan and Jordanstone College of Art

University of Dundee

 

External Examiner: BA (Hons) design and Marketing Course

Abertay University Business School

 

Shetland Museum and Archives, Gulbenkian Art Fund Prize Shortlist 2008.

 

Institute of Management Prize 1998 awarded by Napier University on completion of MBA

 

Designer of Scottish Museum of the Year 1996; awarded to “Head for the Hills” GalleryBarrack Street Museum, Dundee

 

Winner of Student Travel Bursary in Royal Society of Arts Annual Interior Design Competition

 

Winner of Design Council National “Student Sponsorship” scheme for Interior Design

 

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