Graham Brough has dedicated four decades to utilising research reports and investigative journalism to help improve society.
At the Sunday Times, Mail on Sunday, Daily Mirror and Yorkshire Post his journalism saved rainforest, toppled politicians and tackled racism with Doreen Lawrence’s Stephen Lawrence campaign and Joanna Lumley’s Gurkha victory.
He was a war correspondent in Afghanistan and the Yugoslav conflicts, covered terrorism in the Yemen and Egypt and completed 120 foreign assignments in Africa, Asia, Europe and North America.
Later as CEO of economics research house the Centre for Economics and Business Research, he helped shape government policy on arts and culture investment, defence spending, offshore wind farms, top rate tax and gambling abuse.
He has chaired and spoken at conferences in the United States, Europe and South America as well as in the Houses of Parliament. He has broadcast experience as a contributor in the US, UK, Spain and Argentina, including, BBC, ITV Sky, ABC (whole programme), SER, RTVE, and LRA Radio Nacional.
He was a member of the UK delegation to the 2016 Colombian Peace Process and represented the UK at bi-lateral talks with the Spanish government three times during the last decade, specialising in economics and social affairs.
Graham is a director of FIC sister company Action for Financial Inclusion, turning cutting-edge social justice and financial research into national and regional policy.
Graham has a degree in Philosophy, Politics Economics from the University of Oxford and is a keen charity volunteer, musician and linguist.