Graham is a Chartered Accountant with a number of additional business-related qualifications. Over the past 25 years, he has developed Lamont Pridmore from small beginnings into an organisation nationally recognised for the quality and range of its services. He has been involved since the outset with the huge task of financing and building the very successful Theatre by the Lake in Keswick, remains the Joint Chair of the management committee and is a judge for both the British Accountancy Awards and Accountancy Excellence Awards.
Graham has also been the founding President of the Cumbria Chamber of Commerce, Chairman of the Employment and Skills Board, Regional Council Member of the Learning & Skills Council and a Judge for the National Business Awards.Born and raised in Cumbria, he is married to Maggie with one son Christopher. Graham’s hobbies include theatre, art, reading, jogging and golf.