head of network maintenance,
Graham is a Chartered Civil Engineer and a graduate of Heriot Watt University. Graduating in 1986 he joined Scott Wilson Kirkpatrick and Partners as a Graduate Engineer. Moving to the Scottish Office in 1993 Graham worked in a number of positions including an Area Manager in various roles around Scotland and the project manager for the planning stages of the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route and procurement of the M74 Completion scheme in Glasgow. Returning to maintenance in 2008 as Head of Network Maintenance, Graham was responsible for the day to day maintenance of the 3,500 km of trunk roads in Scotland including managing the trunk road operating companies and DBFO companies. Moving to Transport Scotland’s Major Projects in 2015 Graham acted as Head of Construction for responsible for the programme of the construction new trunk road projects in Scotland. This includes the Aberdeen Western Peripheral/Balmedie-Tipperty project, the M8 M73 and M74 project, the A96 Inveramsay Bridge improvement and the A9 Kincraig to Dalraddy improvement as part of the A9 dualling programme. As a short period managing Transport Scotland’s Smarter Workplace programme, Graham currently leads the team responsible for climate change adaptation and sustainable and environment engineering including flooding and noise
Graham is an active participants in a number of research projects including the European wide CLIMSAVE and Impressions Projects and is also responsible for the adaptation of the trunk road network to cope with the effects of climate change and has steered a sustainability review for Transport Scotland including the development of a carbon management system.
Graham has been on the judging panel for a number of annual awards including the Highways Awards and VIBES Scottish Environment Business Awards. Graham regularly presents to local and national conferences and is currently the Vice Chairman of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Scotland