Graham Barker

BEng(Hons) CEng FIMechE

Vertical Transportation Director

Manchester, United Kingdom
+44 (0)7803 518 282

Director of Vertical Transportation, Graham has a breadth of knowledge in lifts and escalators

Graham leads Cundall's team of lift and escalator consultants in the UK and globally. Based from Cundall's office in Manchester, Graham is also involved with BCO (British Council for Offices) in his home town of Leeds, as well as regularly working throughout the UK on projects.

Graham started working in the lift industry in 1998 shortly after leaving university having studied mechanical engineering. With more than 20 years in the industry he has developed both a breadth and indepth of knowledge in lifts and escalators from design, project management and installation; through to maintenance, continuous improvement and refurbishment.

In addition to his industry experience, having progressed over his career to a senior managerial level, Graham’s strengths are communication and building strong teams, project management, and seeing jobs through to their successful conclusion.

Outside work Graham is married with two children. When not spending time with his family, he enjoys cycling.



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