Sam has a strong academic background and passion for clear and impactful communication. She brings an ability for rapid, high quality research and accurate, insightful analysis.
She is particularly interested in the agri-food sector which stems from her work on a hill farm in the Yorkshire Dales. She holds a BA in Biological Sciences from the University of Oxford, specializing in plant sciences during her final year. During her dissertation, Sam investigated plant-pathogen interactions, looking at the applications of new technology in agriculture.
Since joining 3Keel, Sam has worked with partners in a research role for several private and public sector clients including Tesco, WRAP, and The Crown Estate. She has also taken a lead on communications, managing the 3Keel twitter account and developing our food systems thinking resource.