Since 1996 Grahame has been predominantly involved in building asset management, specialising in condition assessment of concrete, waterproofing and masonry structures in the built environment. He completed a Master of Engineering Studies at Sydney University in 2001 focused on concrete deterioration causes assessment and remediation. He is the Managing Director of BAAM Consulting, a remedial consultancy serving clients nationally, and Total Scan & Survey Australia, a specialist team applying geophysical methods to assessment of the condition of concrete and timber structures.
He maintains an active involvement in industry associations including service on committees for ACA (2006-2019) and CIRCEA (2012-2017). Grahame has also been one of ACRA’s presenters since 2012, and served on the Concrete Institute of Australia Durability Task Group 1 in 2013-14, and was a speaker for CIA’s Forensic and Durability national roadshow in 2013.
Key areas of advice:
* Condition assessment and remedial specifications for structures including water/sewer assets, grandstands, car parks, pavements, and strata/commercial buildings.
* Develop of risk-managed solutions to remedial works.
* Providing plain language options for asset owners.
In October 2019 was voted in as ACRA president.