Sam joined RPA in 2019 as a Policy Researcher. He holds a BA (Hons) in History and Politics in which he focussed largely on international affairs throughout the twentieth century. In 2018 he obtained an MA in International Relations from the University of East Anglia (UEA) with a specialism in critical and qualitative methodologies for social, domestic and foreign policy research.
Since joining RPA Sam has primarily contributed desk-based research for various UK and EU studies such as; social attitudinal studies, the evaluation of economic development programmes, and EU chemical regulations. His work has included the undertaking of policy reviews, programme evaluations, literature reviews, survey design, designing and conducting interviews, qualitative modelling, and NVivo assisted qualitative analysis.