Sam is currently a non-executive director of Goldman Sachs International, focused on innovation, ESG and impact investing, and a non-executive director of the Oxford Innovation Board. Prior to this, Sam was a Member of the UK Parliament (MP) for 10 years until 2019. Whilst an MP, he served as the Minister for Universities, Science, Research, and Innovation and as Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Prime Minister, David Cameron. He resigned over Brexit. Sam started his career at Goldman Sachs in M&A.
Sam graduated from the University of Oxford, where he read Philosophy, Politics and Economics, and was elected President of the Oxford Union.