Graham is the Senior Partner of Recognition Marketing & PR which he established in 1990; the company boasts a diverse portfolio of clients, which between them generate a turnover in excess of £3bn, employ approximately 85,000 people and operate in sectors including property and urban renewal, energy, manufacturing, healthcare and professional services.
He founded the business in 1990 and has been working in the media since 1980. He has been involved in top level projects featuring leading national figures in the world of business and politics.
Graham is one of the North’s most ‘plugged-in’ business figures. He is the former chairman of the Institute of Directors in the North East, vice chair of the Entrepreneurs Forum and serves on the board of the South Tees Development Corporation and the Local Enterprise Partnership.
Opinion formers, decision makers and business leaders listen to Graham. His advice has often helped organisations to enhance the reputation of their products services or people and, in many instances, offset issues presented in hostile media situations and engaged in successful damage limitation.
Graham also frequently features in the media, with contributions on radio and TV and regular columns and opinion pieces in newspapers.