Sam is a proven coach, trainer and facilitator with extensive experience of operational and policy delivery, Parliamentary business and leading through change gained during a diverse 28 year Civil Service career, including ten years in the SCS. Working in departments including the Department for Work and Pensions, the Home Office and the Ministry of Justice and their executive agencies, her experience includes extensive collaboration with public and third sector agencies and partners and a secondment to the charitable sector. Sam was also a senior Trade Union representative and a Departmental Diversity Champion for the MOJ.
In her training and facilitation, Sam draws on her career experience and professional qualifications in coaching and workplace mediation to enable individuals, leaders, teams and organisations across the public, charitable and private sectors to communicate effectively, collaborate widely, explore choices and solutions and work towards successful outcomes. She is passionate about enabling individuals, teams and organisations to understand and work with their strengths to achieve their goals.
Sam has been a Dods Associate for seven years and regularly leads sessions on communicating well, negotiating effectively and policy development for a range of public sector organisations in the UK and for overseas delegations. She is also a sought-after mentor for participants on the Crossing Thresholds development programme for aspiring female leaders.’