Sir Graham is a Senior Advisor to the Prince’s Charities’ International Sustainability Unit (ISU).
He is also a member of the UK Climate Change Committee (Adaptation Sub-Committee), and Chairman of the Board of Patrons of a rainforest foundation in Indonesia. He was formerly Chief Executive and Director of Conservation for the RSPB, a wildlife conservation and environmental NGO, with over one million members, and now holds the honorary position of Vice President for the charity.
His work with the ISU includes an initiative considering the economics of food security with particular reference to the long term depletion of natural capital; and advising the Office of the Prime Minister in Kenya on an innovative catchment restoration program, Imarisha Naivasha.
Graham has served on a range of UK government bodies, including the Policy Commission on The Future of Farming and Food, the Sustainable Development Commission, the Foresight Land Use Group and the UK Biodiversity Steering Group.
His first career was as an urban planner, focusing on inner city regeneration and economic development.