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date: 26 September 2022

Graham, Christopher Sidney Matthew free

Graham, Christopher Sidney Matthew free

Born 21 Sept. 1950; s of late David Maurice Graham and Rosemary West Graham; m 1st, 1985, Christine Harland (née McLean) (marr. diss. 2008); 2nd, 2010, Mary Elizabeth Shevaun Crockett

Chair, Foxhill House and Woodlands, since 2019, and Lay Reader, since 2020, Diocese of Chester

Education

Canterbury Cathedral Choir Sch.; St Edward’s Sch., Oxford (Music Scholar); Univ. of Liverpool (Pres., Guild of Undergrads, 1971–72; BA Hons Hist. 1973)

Career

BBC News Trainee, 1973–75; Producer: General Talks, Radio, BBC Manchester, 1976–78; Television Current Affairs, BBC, Lime Grove, 1979–87; A Week in Politics, Channel 4, 1987–88; Dep. Editor, The Money Prog., BBC, 1988–89; Asst Editor, 1989–90, Man. Editor, 1990–93, BBC Television News; Man. Editor, BBC News Progs, 1994–95; Sec., BBC, 1996–99; Dir Gen., Advertising Standards Authy, 2000–09; Information Comr, 2009–16; Chair, Capacity: The Public Services Lab LLP, 2017–19. Chm., European Advertising Standards Alliance, 2003–05. Vice-Chair, Article 29 Wkg Party of Eur. data protection authorities, 2012–14. Non-exec. Dir, Electoral Reform Services Ltd, 2001–09, 2017–18 (Sen. Ind. non-exec. Dir, 2017–18); Mem. Council, Electoral Reform Soc., 2019–. Lay Mem., Bar Standards Bd, 2006–09. Vice Pres., Council, Univ. of Liverpool, 2016–19. Mem. (L), Liverpool City Council, 1971–74. Contested (L) Wilts N, 1983, 1987

Recreations

music, travel, history

Address

9 Leigh Road, Hale, Altrincham, Cheshire WA15 9BG