Graham has a particular focus on leadership development and executive coaching and has been sharing his more than 30 years of global corporate experience with programme participants for the last 8 years. He previously held a variety of senior Human Resources executive roles as a member of business leadership teams in Europe, USA, Latin America and South Africa, as well as corporate management and organisation development roles with a global remit, within two FTSE companies – Diageo and SABMiller.
Graham believes in identifying people’s strengths and developing them as well as focusing on their weaknesses. He is motivated by building on individuals’ talents, encouraging and guiding them to release their full potential and this is his source of energy. He also believes in helping individuals to connect with their leadership purpose as a way to inspire themselves and others. He aims to effectively leverage the strength of the relationships he forms with people, to enable him to be direct in communicating with them and challenging them. He encourages ‘out-of-the-box’ discussions which are enriching and fruitful when facing business reality and provides sound business and career advice to help unlock leadership potential.
Graham is a member of the core tutor team for The Leadership Programme and has also written various papers on leadership for Henley Business School. He is a Graduate Member (MBPsS) of the British Psychological Society, and a Full Member of their Special Interest Group in Coaching Psychology. In addition to his programme tutoring role, Graham runs his own coaching practice, working with senior executives in a variety of organisations.
Degree / Qualification:
BA Hons Industrial & Organisational Psychology