Graham is a retired Chartered Accountant. Having trained with PWC in London he then spent 5 years as Financial Controller and then Finance Director of TKM Investments, a division of a City based trading company. In 1981 he founded Goldsborough Healthcare Plc, which was floated on the LSE in 1994. Goldsborough was acquired by BUPA in 1997 and Graham was appointed MD of BUPA Care Services. Under Graham’s leadership Care Services grew from being the 10th largest provider of long term care into the clear market leader. In 2000 Graham left BUPA to focus on the private equity market. He has been involved in 5 successful investor backed exits, Castlebeck Group with Hg Capital, Medica France and Attendo Sweden with Bridgepoint Capital, Ashbourne Homes with Electra Partners and Kidsunlimited with ISIS.
When Graham joined Solingen as Chairman in 2014 he had recently stepped down as Chairman of the Voyage Group, after overseeing the successful exit for Hg Capital, with new investors Duke Street & Partners Group acquiring the business. In addition to his position as Solingen Chairman, Graham has a number of active non-executive director roles.