Special Advisor to the Director General
Samuel joined the IoD from a background in politics, research and the media. He graduated University of Leeds in Politics and Parliamentary Studies.
He has worked in Westminster for political parties, polling organisations and PR firms, and Washington for both a civil liberties group and in the U.S. Senate.
Since then he has done a Broadcast Journalism MA at City University, and has worked for various media companies in a research and writing capacity. Samuel was most recently helping run a start-up news agency.
He has worked on a voluntary basis for a number of years as an informal educator for a small youth charity, and has run marathons for large national charities.