Boon did his specialist training in Aberdeen, Scotland and has worked as consultant in New Zealand, Scotland and England before coming to Australia. He has held clinical Senior Lecturer positions in the University of Auckland, University of Aberdeen, Cambridge University and was Clinical Associate Professor with University of Tasmania before joining ACT Health and ANU. On the Editorial Board of the British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Board of Examiners for RANZCOG.
Research interests in general obstetrics and Gynaecology, mainly in aspects of antenatal, intrapartum and post-natal care.