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Sam’s passion for performance improvement and sustainable growth has accelerated over his 20+ years of experience in sectors such as Mining, Oil & Gas and Major Civil Infrastructure across the globe.
Having started as an engineering graduate, Sam has worked his way up to Executive positions in large organisations, identifying cultural and behavioural alignment, and inclusion of diversity as two of the key opportunities to improve creativity, innovation and sustainable performance. He considers himself a true global citizen.
Sam is equipped to advise on execution strategies for major or mega investments to Boards and C-suite, Directors of Projects / Strategy / Engineering in the Mining, Oil and Gas, Pharmaceutical, Construction, Private Equity or Investment Banking sectors for organisations seeking to harness market conditions and propel their growth agenda.
In his most recent role as Vice President Engineering and Capital Projects and Company Officer with Eldorado Gold, Sam was key to the growth strategy development and delivery. He turned around delivery performance and evaluated potential investments, acquisitions and divestments. In his role, he provided strategic engineering, delivery oversight and guidance whilst developing a global PMO.
Between 2014 and 2020 Sam operated as a Principal Consultant with the Jacobs Engineering Group, leveraging transformational development expertise to address client programme management needs. He took on responsibility as Major Projects Sales Pursuit Lead, playing a key role in the companies profitability transformation, and was recognised for outstanding leadership capability with shortlisting for several industry awards.
As Head of Project Services with BHP Billiton, Sam oversaw project services for the Potash portfolio, re-establishing and leading the department to higher standards of performance. His capability was applied to structure all aspects of the project lifecycle, culminating in a superior IRR rating than all other BHP mega-projects under review. Sam’s ability to optimise projects resulted in an appointment to lead the largest audit ever undertaken within BHP during which no major violations were recorded.
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