With over a twenty-five year career to date, Graham has solid academic qualifications including a Masters Degree in Education; People and Organisation Development, a Certificate of Education (Cert Ed) and a CIPD in Digital Learning Design.
Continuing his passion for learning and people development, Graham is a recognised expert in learning design, delivery, metric evaluation and assessment quality assurance across large complex organisations, successfully delivering and achieving people and organisation improvement mediations. Thriving in challenging scenarios, Graham consistently pushes for high standards of performance with cost savings and ensures that sustainable profit is at the forefront of each pre-designed program.
Clients who worked with Graham could attest to a genuine journey of learned culture through alignment of both theoretical principles and reality of practice. A keen value for money thinker, Graham has been involved in many compliance inspections including Ofsted, ESFA, Matrix and Awarding Organisations.
Graham is also a certified Mental Health England First Aider and an approved MHFA Instructor, delivering MHFA England syllabus in two, one and half day accredited courses.
Originally from Yorkshire, Graham was as a youth professional footballer before moving into coaching and outdoor education in the UK then continued to gain professional experience abroad in the USA, Canada, France, Germany, Spain and South Africa. A keen Huddersfield Town fan, Graham believes and maintains a healthy lifestyle, ran three marathons and several half marathons raising money for charities.
More recently, Graham has joined the sports team at Radio Verulam to commentate on match days for National Conference South football team, St Albans City FC. A local community radio station for all.
“Graham’s approach to work not only shows off his precision, but also his characterful personality. This has made working with him both enjoyable and motivating. Graham has been great to talk to about professional decisions and has always made time for others in need of his expertise. His enthusiasm for development is to the benefit of everyone around him.”
IT Business Analyst, Crabtree & Evelyn.
"Graham was a student on the MEd in Training and Development at the University of Bradford. He successfully completed the Masters degree and produced some interesting and high quality work. Graham was an active and engaged participant on the course and a valuable member of his cohort. It was a pleasure to teach and work with Graham."
Senior Lecturer, University of Bradford.
“Since working with Graham, I have seen him develop his career extremely positively. One of the best trainers that I have encountered, he delivers with passion and is always empathetic for delegate learning styles.”
General Manager, Studley Castle, Warner Leisure Hotels.