Professor Buckton has led Pharmaterials from university spin out through numerous locations and changes in strategy and direction. Through good economic times and recession, leading changes in direction and strategic planning. During this time he has agreed a trade sale of the company and overseen continuous growth.

As well as this practical experience in running a successful enterprise and maintain financial control during rapid growth, he has also attended and passed the Institute of Directors course in Company Direction.

Previously Graham has managed and grown an academic department of about 100 people and been central in establishing and growing the Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences of Great Britain.

His scientific knowledge and his experience in leading organisations and strategic planning makes him well positioned for non-executive director roles.