Deputy Director (Environment and Research), Australian Bureau of Meteorology

Graham heads the Bureau's Environmental and Research Division, that develops and applies advanced scientific knowledge related to weather, climate, oceans and hydrology to build world-class systems and prediction services to support decision-makers in government, industry and the community.

He is a Non-Executive Director and was recently the Independent Chair of the Australian-China Joint Centre on River Basin Management.

Graham has served in both the public and private sectors, in various executive, corporate, technical and operational roles.


  • 2013–present
    Deputy Director (Environment and Research), Australian Bureau of Meteorology
  • 2014–present
    Board member, National Computational Infrastructure
  • 2014–present
    Board member, Antarctic Climate Ecosystems Cooperative Research Centre
  • 2009–2013
    General Manager Strategic & Technical, Southern Rural Water
  • 1999–2009
    Deputy Chief Executive / Director Technical Services, Southern Rural Water
  • 2000–2005
    Board participant, Cooperative Research Centre for Catchment Hydrology


  • 2002 
    Deakin University, Master of Business Administration
  • 1992 
    Monash University, Master of Engineering Science
  • 1982 
    Monash University, Bachelor of Engineering (with honours)

Professional Memberships

  • Graduate, Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Member, Engineers Australia, Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng)