Sam joined GGI in September 2020 as a Policy and Research Analyst, working on research and consultancy.

Prior to the GGI, he worked as a Policy Researcher for a London Mayoral Election Campaign, focusing on social inclusion and youth civic engagement policies.

Sam completed an MSc in Global Politics at the London School of Economics and Political Science, where his research focused on the role of relative deprivation in votes for populist movements. He also holds a BA in History from University College London.

During his studies, Sam volunteered with a number of community projects, including an initiative to teach children in London schools about politics and improve their debating skills. He has also worked in the Public Affairs team at the British Red Cross.