Born in Birmingham
Educated in Halesowen Technical School
Worked for British Steel Corporation, Birmingham.
Studied Photography at Manchester Polytechnic School of Photography.
Established Brian Griffin Studio.
Les Rencontres d'Arles, Arles, France.
TV Commercials/ Music Video film director.
Wrote script for the feature film 'Bluetown'.
Worked on Birmingham's bid to become 'European Capital City of Culture'.
Directing a film documentary for, and of, Sir Paul McCartney.
'The Water People' corporate book and exhibition for Reykjavik Energy.
'Baugur The Movie' corporate book for the Baugur Group.
'Team' book and exhibition for the state opening of St.Pancras Station.
Patron of the Format Photo Festival, Derby, UK. Les Rencontres d'Arles, Arles, France. Launched along with Lord Coe, London Olympic Games 'Road to 2012', National Portrait Gallery, London.
'Face to Face' A portrait retrospective, Birmingham. UK
Marseille - Provence 2013, Major photography project. Library of Birmingham 'Reference Works' photography project.
Visiting Professor at University of Derby 'Annual Report' Corporate Retrospective, Bologna, Italy.
Received 'Centenary Medal' from the Royal Photographic Society.
Received Honorary Doctorate from Birmingham City University.
Inducted into the Album Cover Hall Of Fame.
Launched 'POP' a history of my music photography.
Launched 'SPUD' a book to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the end of WW1.
Associate Professor at the University Of The Highlands And Islands.
Published the book Black Country DADA 1969-1990.
Published the book "ODD"