After graduating, Graham joined ICI agrochemicals research, before entering the Pharmaceutical Industry, where he worked in a number of marketing and general management roles for several top 10 pharmaceutical companies. Most recent roles include Strategic Planning Director for Astra Pharmaceuticals reporting to the executive board and responsible for strategy development a role which provided the opportunity to gain first hand work experience in all of the world's key pharmaceutical markets.
Graham is a member of the Strategic Management Group at Aston University where he has currently teaches Value Based Strategy and Entrepreneurial Strategy to final year and postgraduate students. Primary research interests include competitive strategy within the Pharmaceutical and Healthcare industries together with merger and acquisition. Graham is currently researching for a PhD on 'strategic groups within the UK Pharmaceutical Industry'.