Sam has a PhD in Business Growth and worked for a number of years in various positions within industry prior to starting a career in academia. Sam is currently Subject Group Co-ordinator for the Entrepreneurship subject group and pathway and is Director of Employability for the School. Sam has a focus on both academic and pedagogic research and has published in both of these areas. Sam has a keen interest in SME growth and policy as well as pedagogic innovation. Collaboration is key to Sam’s roles and she has a passion for engaging with both internal and external stakeholders.