Graham was first elected to the County Council in 2009. He has represented the Three Fields with Great Notley Division for the last four years. It is a large electoral area stretching 17 miles from Great Notley to Cornish Hall End. It covers eight Parishes and Graham works closely with all of the local Parish Councils to provide a strong voice at County Hall for the whole area.
Graham also serves on Braintree District and Great Notley Parish Councils, the South East Local Enterprise Partnership (SELEP), Success Essex, the Essex Health & Well-being Board, the East of England Local Government Association, the Great Notley Country Park Board, and Transport East.
Graham has recently retired as the CEO of East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices following a career in senior posts in HM Customs & Excise, the Department of Health and the National Health Service.