Senior Principal Civil Engineer, Smarter Workplace Project Manager, Finance, Corporate and Analytical Services Directorate, Transport Scotland
Graham is a Chartered Civil Engineer and a graduate of Heriot Watt University. Graduating in 1986 he first worked for Scott Wilson Kirkpatrick and Partners Consulting Engineers before moving to the Scottish Office in 1993. Graham worked in a number of positions in the Scottish Executive before returning to maintenance in 2008, where he was responsible for the day to day maintenance of the 3,500 km of trunk roads in Scotland. This included managing the trunk road operating companies and DBFO companies.
Moving to Transport Scotland’s Major Projects in 2015 Graham acted as Head of Construction with responsibility for the new trunk road projects programme in Scotland. This currently 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.
Currently Graham is steering a project for the Agency transforming the workplace of its principal offices.
He is an active participant 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 previously been on the judging panel for the Highways Awards. He regularly presents to local and national conferences and is also currently the Chairman of the Glasgow and West of Scotland Branch of the ICE.