Graham studied at the University of Exeter where he graduated with a BSc(Ed) in Physics with Education and QTS in 2000. He began his teaching career at Colyton Grammar School where he was also a head of house. Prior to becoming a Deputy Head at Exeter School he held the roles of Head of Physics, Director of Science, and New staff induction and PGCE coordinator.
Graham is an ISI Inspector and sat on the National Council, and the Education Committee for the Institute of Physics. This led to him presenting at, and leading several educational conferences. In addition, Graham is a published author having written several science textbooks at both GCSE and A Level.
With an active interest in sport and outdoor education, Graham is a qualified DOE assessor and previously served as an RAF Officer in the CCF for over a decade having been an Air Cadet himself when younger.