Graham joined The Two Counties Trust in the role of Head of Procurement and Supplier Management in April 2022. His key role is to manage procurement and compliance on behalf of the Trust.
Prior to joining the Trust, Graham was Procurement Manager at Loughborough College and latterly, Procurement & Contracts Manager at L.E.A.D. Academy Trust, where he was responsible for the procurement at 25 academies. Graham is a Business Studies graduate, holds a PgDip in Business Administration from the University of Nottingham and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) since 2003. Graham has had a successful procurement career, spanning over 20 years, having developed his skills and experience at several high-profile organisations in the UK and Australia, including Alliance Boots, ESPO, DfE, NHS, Telstra Corp and Jones Lang LaSalle. Graham is experienced in managing multi-client tenders for a diverse range of goods and services, developing procurement strategy, sourcing and category plans and for managing a team of procurement professionals in demanding work environments.
Graham’s key driver is sharing his wide commercial experience with all departments across the Trust, to deliver maximum added value while maintaining high quality customer focussed outcomes