The department is a lively community that is recognised internationally as one of the top centres for research and teaching in development studies.
Graham was formerly Chief Operating Officer at Young Lives, where he had overall responsibility for all operational aspects of the study, including financial and personnel management, grants, contracts, and monitoring and evaluation.
Graham has extensive experience managing and supporting international development programmes and a track record of leadership and management. After five years teaching in rural Sierra Leone and Zimbabwe, he managed HelpAge International’s programmes in East and Southern Africa. Before joining Young Lives, he worked for VSO, initially as Country Director of VSO’s programme in Ghana, and then at VSO’s head office, advising programme staff and coordinating the development of strategic and operational management processes to improve programme delivery and strategic alignment.