Having been active in the finance industry for 10 years, Parham most recently worked as an Investment Director at Verdane in London, where his focus was in software and online consumer businesses. He was a Board Director of four companies and a Board Observer of one. He began his career at Morgan Stanley in London and later moved to Rothschild & Co in Stockholm. Parham earned a BSc in Finance and Accounting and a MSc in International Business from the Stockholm School of Economics. In addition, he earned a CEMS Master in International Management from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.