Samuel comes from a leadership consultancy background, partnering with clients to develop, design, and facilitate impactful leadership development interventions throughout the region. Clients span leading regional and multi-national corporations in the banking, finance, pharmaceutical, and technology sectors to professional sports clubs. Sam also works closely with Spartan Race; developing leadership courses for their Staff and Extreme Endurance Leaders (Krypteia).
Sam is an ultra-endurance athlete; competing in Ironman, multi-stage races, ultra-marathons, and obstacle course races across Asia-Pacific. He has podiumed a number of times in his specialties of orienteering, ultras(100km) and Spartan OCR.
With over 20 years of experience, Sam brings a wealth of knowledge in cross-cultural communication from diverse industries such as sports (Real Madrid Football Club), mass media (Thompson Reuters), and professional services. Previous to his current position, Sam was the Director of Sales (Asia) for a leading global Learning and Development consultancy. He has led high-visibility client initiatives and developed award-winning* multi-region leadership journeys, including for a top-ten mining company targeting ownership and cultural awareness, and a D&I initiative to strengthen the Asian talent pipeline in a well-known American tech company. When not working or racing, he volunteers his time with an NGO, leading community workouts, leadership, and wellness knowledge sessions in his adopted home of Singapore.
Born and raised in the UK, Sam has lived and worked in Poland, Spain, and Singapore. In 2011, he became a certified trainer for AchieveGlobal. Other certifications include Human Synergistics’ tools LSI, Leadership/Impact, and OCI. He is also a CTI trained Executive Coach and a Spartan Certified Fitness Coach. Sam is fluent in English and Spanish.
Professional Certification – Human Synergistics LSI, LI & OCI, Clifton StrengthsFinder, CQ and UnconsciousBias (CIC), Spartan SGX Coach
*Brandon Hall 2020 (2xGold 1xBronze)