John R. Graham
John R. Graham is a Senior Fellow of The National Center for Policy Analysis.
Graham served as Vice-President of AdvaMed, the Advanced Medical Technology Association, until June 2013. Previously, he was the Director of Health Care Studies at The Pacific Research Institute in San Francisco, California from May 2005 through July 2012. He was promoted to the additional responsibility of Executive Director of The Benjamin Rush Society in August 2011, a position he also held until July 2012.
Born in Canada, Graham previously served as Director of Health and Pharmaceutical Reasearch at The Fraser Institute in Vancouver, British Columbia, and commanded a platoon of infantrymen during his service in the Canadian Army in Canada, Cyprus, and Germany. (He also earned his military parachutist wings. Since leaving the Army, he has managed to stay on the inside of airplanes.)
Graham served on the institutional sales and trading teams of Goldman Sachs in Frankfurt, Germany and Kidder, Peabody in London, England. European financial institutions were his clients, and he achieved the position of Assistant Vice-President.
Graham received his M.B.A. from the London Business School (England) and his B.A. (with Honours) in Economics & Commerce from the Royal Military College of Canada. He is a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA Charterholder) and is an affiliate member of the CFA Society of Washington, DC, having completed all three levels of the CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) program. Graham is also a Senior Fellow of The Independent Institute, and The Fraser Institute, and Adjunct Scholar of The Mackinac Center for Public Policy.