Before transitioning to Corporate Director roles, Graham had a long and varied career in the finance sector as a senior executive, including as Director of Capital Management, Macquarie Bank (August 2005 – March 2009) and Group Treasurer, National Australia Bank (March 2003 – July 2005). Before that he had roles as Head of Equities Research, Burdett Buckeridge Young (April 2002 – February 2003), Senior Banking Analyst with UBS Warburg and Macquarie Bank, Global Head of Balance Sheet Risk, Capital & Liquidity, NAB. Prior to that he had actuarial (and other roles) with AIG and NML. He is a BA Graduate from the University of Sydney, has actuarial qualifications, and has undertaken residential programs at Columbia University and Monash, Mount Eliza. He is active with the Australian Institute of Company Directors, of which he is a Fellow (FAICD).
Graham currently has Board roles with:
- SGFleet Group (2014 - ) where he is Chair; Audit, Risk & Compliance Committee (SGF is an ASX listed provider of motor vehicle leasing services. In early 2014 the Board conducted a successful IPO to allow
- Champ Private Equity to exit the share register.)
- Connective Group (2011 - ) Chairman of the Board. Connective is a mortgage aggregator, Some 12% of all housing mortgages written in Australia flow through Connective. In late 2013 Macquarie Bank bought 25% of the Company.
- Stratagm (May 2009 – ) his private consulting, coaching & mentoring company
Previous Board and Advisory positions include:
- Shadforth Financial Group (ASX listed company sold to IOOF in2014)
- Spitfire Corporation (provider of platform solutions for financial professionals)
- SecureBuild (a start up established to enter Builders Warranty Insurance space in NSW
- Retail Apparel Group
- Infrarisk (developer of IT systems for banks’ business lending)
- Systemics (consultancy firm advising on major projects including infrastructure)
- Epilepsy Australia
- Circus Oz
Graham has a long standing interest in retirement financing and superannuation. He has an interest in how behavioural, political and social factors are incorporated into financial and economic theory. Graham would be happy to talk, drawing on his experiences, with staff or students about issues in corporate governance, risk management, capital management, financial (business) analysis, M&A and IPOs.