Graham Evans served as a Conservative Member of Parliament for 7 years from 2010 including a 3 year period as Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Defence, Chairman of the APPG for the Chemical Industry, and Vice Chair of the Energy Intensive Industries.
While an MP, Graham specialised in defence, energy, infrastructure and information technology sectors relating to the Northern Powerhouse. Graham devised strategies leading to significant infrastructure investment such as the Mersey Gateway Bridge, Railway infrastructure, a new school and significant City Centre Investments.
Prior to entering parliament Graham had a 25 year business development career working in the aerospace, tech and chemical sectors for organisations such as BAE Systems, Hewlett Packard and Sun.
Outside of his professional interests Graham is, an Alumni Ambassador for Manchester Metropolitan University, a school governor and a volunteer for the local Sea Cadets Corps.
“Graham was a hard working MP who championed the drive to regenerate the great cities of the North. For 7 years as an MP Graham championed the Chemical, Energy, Defence and Science and technology sectors as well as being actively involved in the creation of the Northern Powerhouse. Graham Evans was an excellent MP who brings added value to any enterprise he sets his mind to.” – Rt Hon Ian Duncan Smith