Sam is a chartered accountant specializing in financial forecasting and business planning. He was formerly Head of Financial Planning & Analysis at Manchester Airport Group, and is now an Assistant Director in the Advisory team at PwC.  He has worked across a wide range of sectors and industries, including the public and private sectors, and with social purpose businesses. 

Sam has been shortlisted as a rising star at several cross-sector professional awards and, in 2015, he was named by the Charity Finance Magazine as being one of the top young professionals working in the charity arena.

Sam studied English Literature at Lancaster University before completing an M.Phil in Renaissance Literature at Cambridge University.