Statement of Principal's Remuneration

Effective from 1 August 2018

George Boyne is Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Aberdeen. He is responsible to the University’s governing body (the University Court) for the strategic leadership and direction of the institution.

Following his date of appointment on 1 August 2018, Professor Boyne’s salary will be £250,000; he will be eligible for the national pay award available to all employees. His salary will not be increased before at least 1 August 2019. When pension contribution by the University is taken into account, the total remuneration for Professor Boyne is £255k.

The Principal’s salary and conditions of service are independently determined by the University’s Remuneration Committee. He is not a member of this committee.

Professor Boyne lives in a University-owned property; the private space within this property is a taxable benefit which the Principal covers personally.