Robin Jo (Kramer) Boyles, LVO


Robin Jo (Kramer) Boyles, LVO



Robin Jo (Kramer) Boyles was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. After graduating (1972) from Taylor Allderdice High School, in Pittsburgh, she enrolled at the University of Michigan, where she received her Bachelor of General Studies in 1976. Boyle then enrolled in a joint JD/MBA program at Indiana University. She was awarded both degrees in 1979.

Boyles began her career as a Senior Tax Manager with the accounting firm of Arthur Young. She spent 10 years with the firm in Indianapolis, Chicago, and London. In 1989 she became the Operations Director of London based Vidale Group, where she coordinated international and external corporate, legal, and financial compliance and administration for six companies in five countries. From 1993 to 1996 she was Deputy CEO of what is today’s Financial Services Compensation Scheme. This was follwed by ten years as Director of Trading IK Ltd., before she joined the In Kind Direct charity, Founded by the Prince of Wales in 1996, In Kind Direct distributes consumer goods donated by companies to UK charities working in the UK and overseas. The charity works with not-for-profit organizations and companies to help ensure that everyone has access to life's essentials and that no usable product goes to waste. Boyles currently serves as CEO of the charity.

In 2011, Queen Elizabeth II awarded Boyles the title, Lieutenant of the Royal Victorian Order. In 2014, she received a Distinguished Service Award from the Indiana University Maurer School of Law.


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