After graduating from Nottingham University with a degree in German and Spanish, Graham joined Barclays Bank’s Management Development Programme in 1990. In 1993 he was seconded to the investment banking division, BZW, where he worked initially in bond sales and trading.
In 1994 Graham joined the team charged with establishing a new sales and trading operation in Frankfurt. In 1998, having completed his MBA at INSEAD, Graham joined Barclays’ leveraged finance team with responsibility for private equity investors in Germany.
He returned to the UK in 2000 to join Primary. The investments Graham has been involved in include becom, The Works, Tobar Group, Paperchase and Maru Group.
Graham has a keen interest in modern languages and speaks fluent German.