Having joined in September 1963, Captain Graham Robinson RN served in the Royal Navy for 35 years. His sea service in 10 ships included 2 in command ' HMS ARLINGHAM based in Gibraltar and HMS GALATEA at the time of the Falklands War. Among his shore appointments were 4 in the Ministry of Defence, 3 years as Commander of Britannia Royal Naval College Dartmouth and 4 years as the Director of Naval PT and Sport.
On leaving the Royal Navy in 1998, he took up the newly created post of Secretary of the Combined Services Sports Board responsible for establishing and implementing Sports Policy for the Armed Forces and coordinating sporting activity among the 3 Services and at Combined Services level. He fulfilled this role until 2011. As well as being a Trustee of SSVC, he is Chairman of the Lancing College Alumni Association and Vice Chairman of the Britannia Royal Naval College Association.