Graham is an expert in the analysis and design of petroleum fiscal regimes and has advised many governments (including Nigeria, Colombia, China, Kazakhstan, United Kingdom) on their fiscal terms. He has also provided consulting advice to many international oil companies on prospect evaluation and contract negotiations strategy.
Graham joined Wood Mackenzie in 2001 and is project manager of "Global Oil and Gas Risks and Rewards", a multi-client benchmarking study which ranks 50 countries on the basis of success rates, field sizes, costs, fiscal terms and economics. Prior to joining Wood Mackenzie, Graham was with Petroconsultants (now part of IHS Energy Group) for 10 years where he developed their fiscal analysis capabilities and services including the "Review of Petroleum Fiscal Regimes", the first regularly updated ranking of global fiscal regimes, in 1994.
Graham has also worked as a Petroleum Economist in two UK independent exploration companies and with Professor Alexander Kemp at Aberdeen University on petroleum fiscal regime analysis. Graham holds an M.A. (Hons) and M.Litt in Economics from Aberdeen University and has written and presented numerous articles and conference papers on risks and rewards in the global exploration industry.