After leaving University, Sam worked for several Local Authorities including Arun District Council, Adur District Council and Adur & Worthing Councils, leaving as a Senior Planning Officer in 2015 to join ECE Planning.
In addition, Sam worked closely with a number of other Local Authorities including Brighton & Hove City Council, West Sussex County Council and East Sussex County Council on the Shoreham Harbour Regeneration Joint Area Action Plan.
Having worked on large and medium scale regeneration projects and planning applications, Sam has broad experience of residential and mixed-use regeneration schemes as well as commercial, infrastructure and education sector planning experience. Sam has also dealt with major planning applications, including discharging of conditions and reserved matters, undertaking public consultation exercises and preparation of Appeals. Sam has extensive Planning Policy experience. Including promoting sites through the local planning and Neighbourhood planning process.
Sam is a Chartered Town Planner and full member of the RTPI.