Sam worked for two years as a Democratic Services Assistant for Southend-on-Sea Borough Council where his roles included introducing a new committee management system, training other members of the team in its use and assisting in the organisation and running of General, Local and European elections. He then travelled to Japan where he worked for a year as an assistant English-language teacher in Tokyo. Sam joined LMRR in September 2017.
He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Modern World History from the University of Central Lancashire. Sam is qualified as a Certified Information Privacy Professional (Europe) through the International Association of Privacy Professionals and was awarded the ICA International Advanced Certificate in Regulatory Compliance with Merit in 2019.