Grant graduated from Sussex University in 1990 with an honours degree in Neurobiology. He spent the next nine years at University College London, working on the visual system with Professor Semir Zeki. Between 1999 and 2004 he was Technical Manager of Creative Industries at West Herts College, gaining qualifications in design, machine printing, digital printing, packaging, computing, networking and management. Since joining King's College London in 2004, he has been the webmaster for the centre, designing and maintaining this website and that for the MRC Centre for Neurodevelopmental Disorders amongst others. He also supports and manages the Centre's lab & IT equipment, storage systems and video conferencing suites.