Formerly Head of Performance Analysis at Wolverhampton Wanderers, Boardman was brought in to head up recruitment at Pompey by former Wolves boss Kenny Jackett at the start of the 2017/18 season.
Boasting a Geography and Sports Science degree qualification, as well as a Masters in Performance Analysis, Boardman spent two years as academy analyst at Molineux between August 2009 and August 2011.
A step up to the first team followed ahead of the 2011/12 season, a position he held until the close of the following campaign.
A restructuring of the football department at the start of 2013/14 saw him chosen to oversee an intergrated analysis department between first team and academy at Wolves.
Linked back up with Jackett at Pompey at the start of the current season in a recruitment role.