Sam graduated from the University of Warwick with a BSc in Maths, Operations, Research, Statistics and Economics. He joined the ASDA Graduate Scheme in 2005, where he trained as an IT project manager. Sam has been an Operations Manager for Mosaic Church in Leeds, where he was responsible for managing Finances, HR, and Contracts. He was also one of the founding directors of The Barn Coffee Shop, Meanwood – a successful social enterprise start-up. Sam is the co-founder and director of ExpenesePlus, which is a cloud-based fund accounting package that enables churches and charities to streamline their financial process.