Graham has always enjoyed helping people achieve their goals, from tutoring students at university to developing and presenting training programs during his time in the accounting profession. Coaching allows Graham to combine his business experience with his passion for unlocking potential in people.
Graham founded GROW as a leading business coaching firm in South Africa with a team of six coaches who are working with over 100 businesses each month. Graham is a Gravitas Impact Certified coach and is their Regional Advocate for Sub-Saharan Africa.
Before starting GROW, Graham held the position of Chief Operating Officer for Houses for Africa, a newly formed pan-African housing developer. He was responsible for securing $55 million of funding to establish a large-scale housing project in Lusaka, Zambia and for expanding the company’s operations in Abuja, Nigeria.
Prior to this, Graham spent 7 years as a corporate finance advisor. During this time, he advised clients such as MTN, Toyota, Combined Motor Holdings, Eskom and several South African Private Equity Funds on their corporate acquisitions and disposals. Graham qualified as a Chartered Accountant after finishing top of his honours class at the University of Natal.
Graham is an expert in helping his clients formulate winning strategies to grow their businesses his experience in scaling businesses combined with his corporate finance background allows him to work with companies through the full process of scaling their business through to exit.