TEC Chair: Chief Executive Program
TEC Chair: Key Executive Program
Graham commenced his career in marketing in the UK and for the next 10 years followed a management career in sales and marketing consumer goods in the food industry and automotive sector. Gaining a reputation for building high performance teams and increasing market share through targeted marketing programs.
He was approached to come to Australia in 1982 and for 5 years worked in general management with two international manufacturing companies – Jaguar-Rover and the General Electric Company. In both cases Graham implemented major restructuring which dramatically improved the profitability of my business units.
Graham joined the executive search and selection field in 1987 with his appointment to a leading executive recruiting practice in Sydney. He handled assignments in property, manufacturing, information technology and financial services.
In 1991 he established an executive search and selection company, Trinity, and progressively built the reputation, expertise and size of the organisation. In addition, whilst handling leadership responsibilities as Managing Director, Graham remained hands-on in search and recruitment, handling senior and international appointments. Leaving Trinity in 2004 after selling the business to a publicly-listed company but still remaining active in executive search and recruitment.
For 5 years Graham was also NSW President of the Recruitment & Consulting Services Association (RCSA) – the peak body for the industry – and also sat on the national board. He presided over a period of substantial growth for the association and was heavily involved with government lobbying on behalf of the industry. In recognition of his achievements Graham was honoured with life membership.
Graham now operate as an executive search consultant and recruitment strategist and can advise on most issues in the field of the employment and retention of senior executive staff.