Sam joined the NHS as a graduate trainee in 1993 and qualified as a Chartered Management Accountant working within acute, community, mental health and learning disability NHS trusts. Sam has since become a fellow member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.
In 2008 Sam became Finance Director of Alternative Futures Group, where she worked for five years, developing her experience and knowledge of the charitable sector.
Sam joined the Trust in 2013 as the Chief Finance Officer and has responsibility for finance, IT, estates, procurement and business development.
Sam is a Trustee and Treasurer for Person Shaped Support, which is a charity supporting people to improve their lives at home and through their health and wider support networks.
Sam also coaches a number of people and obtained her EMCC Foundation Coaching Certificate in 2016.