He has extensive experience in senior policy roles in the Western Australian Government, working with public sector leaders on major reform challenges, particularly involving digital transformation. Sam has a Master of International Affairs, a Graduate Certificate in Public Policy and Management, and a first-class honours degree in philosophy.
Before joining Nous, Sam was a senior policy officer at the WA Department of the Premier and Cabinet, in the Office of Digital Government. He worked with stakeholders from state and federal agencies to understand business- and technology-related problems, develop solutions, and communicate them to a broad audience. He has also worked across policy and strategic project areas including community and human services, environmental approvals, and funding submissions for state government agencies.
Sam was the government representative on the Western Australian Information Technology and Telecommunications Alliance Advisory Committee from 2016 to 2019 and held state and National Youth Advisory Committee roles with the Australian Red Cross from 2014 to 2018.
Outside of work, Sam enjoys reading novels, playing guitar and cooking alongside his fiancée. He is an accomplished artist, specialising in digital oils, charcoals and calligraphy.