Splitting her time between the US and the UK, Sam is responsible for our new business strategy and conversion and the integration of new client partnerships. Her role is to ensure the right focus and resource is deployed for every new client assignment. She also leads certain client assignments. Sam’s responsibilities also include the strategic planning and implementation of H+K’s marketing, external communications and internal communications globally. Prior to taking on the responsibilities for Business Development in 2006, Sam set up the Consumer Tech team, which she grew to $2m and included a mix of global and local clients. Specifically, she was H+K’s global lead for TomTom, Verisign, Jamster, Shopping.com and AOL and the UK lead for Intel, Play.com and DatingDirect.com, among others. She also ran the global integrated BT Global Challenge account back in 1999-2001. Sam is a graduate in international business and modern languages (BSc 2:1) from Aston University and MSc equivalent for the Ecole de Management (l’IECS) de Strasbourg. She speaks good French and rusty German.