Graham joined the Group in May 2021 as Company Secretary for Mercia Asset Management Ltd and each of the three Northern Venture Capital Trusts.

Previous experience

Graham joined Mercia from Octopus Investments where he was responsible for providing Company Secretarial services to the Octopus Venture Capital Trusts. Prior to this he was the Head of the investment trust department at Northern Trust, providing third party administration services, including Company secretarial services for thirteen years to the investment trusts.

Graham is a qualified Chartered Company Secretary and a qualified Chartered Accountant. Other roles have included being the financial controller of Close Brothers Investments, the deputy head of the fund accounting department at Morley Fund Management. Graham gained over ten years of auditing experience as an assistant manager at KPMG and as a supervisor at Moore Kingston Smith.