A former senior executive in the television industry, Graham has been a professional speaker, leadership challenge facilitator and executive coach for 20 years. He specializes in leadership, sales and customer service.

He delivers programs and keynotes internationally and has presented to over 32,000 participants internationally including around 8,500 sales professionals. He has presented in 35 cities in 19 countries.

Based in the Middle East, Graham presents in the UAE, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Palestine – and beyond.

Graham has significant experience presenting to participants in the GCC and has a unique perspective in leadership in the region. Because of this, Graham incorporates examples, stories and insights which are directly relevant to these audiences.

The author of a number of published articles on Leadership and Emotional Intelligence, Graham is regarded as a thought leader in this field and as such was invited to develop a Learning Module for the subscribers of CEOOnline on E.I.

Graham is also an experienced executive coach and his clients include Emirati nationals in senior levels of government, senior expatriate executives in the private sector and mid-level executives.

Graham’s experience as a presenter and facilitator covers a broad range of industry sectors, from accountants to local government, from oil companies to insurance and logistics companies.

He is also President of the International Direct Selling Educational Institute.

Accreditations:

The Leadership Challenge® – The only Certified Master Facilitator in the Middle East

Fellow Academy of Hypnotic Science

ThinkBuzan Licensed Instructor-Mind Mapping® – (personally trained by the inventor of Mind Mapping, Tony Buzan)

Hogan Assessment Systems

Genos Emotional Intelligence Certified Practitioner and Coach

MBTI® (Myers Briggs Type Indicator – Step I and Step II)



In 2009, Graham was assessed as being in the top 1% of facilitators worldwide for delivering Learning Effectiveness (RAIT Learning Assessment).

"You've probably heard this but you're doing a great service training young folks like us to become world-class leaders."
- Jane Shanthi,

Business Development — Manager Austrade Dubai

“Attending you seminar on The Leadership Challenge, I was very impressed by how you owned the audience.”
-Samer Shammout,

Business Development Manager — Wiley Publishing

"As the International President of the Global Speakers Federation I've had the privilege of seeing many speakers from around the world this year. Graham stands out as one of the best.”
Lindsay Adams,

CSP

"Entire program was fantastic. Content and delivery was exceptional. Graham is an excellent facilitator, very knowledgeable and professional.”
- Tracey Darmanin,

Melbourne City Council

BIG thanks for today's inspiring and great presentation....
- Sebil Sahin,

Following the live webinar on The Leadership Challenge for Medinah Institute for Leadership and Entrepreneurship

"Fantastic. Knowledgeable, able to connect with diverse audience, great communicator, patient, open to ideas, supporting and motivational. Overall - a great educator !"
- Shaima Alawadhi Manager

Key Account — DEWA

“I’ve learnt new ways to motivate and influence my team. Graham maintained excellent interaction throughout the session.”
- Shafiq ur Rehman,

Head of Pakistan Operations — Herbion

“He’s really amazing. Include me on any coming courses with Mr Graham.”

- Mubarak Al Ali