Sam joined the Education Policy Institute in January 2020, having worked for 5 years as an analyst in the Department for Education. His roles included leading analysis of key stage 2 and 4 accountability reforms and supporting the introduction of Progress 8.
More recently he has worked across government to link education data sets with sources held by the Department for Work and Pensions and Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs to expand the existing evidence base.
Sam has also supported projects at the Education Partnerships Group, an organisation supporting education policy reforms in developing countries.
Sam holds a first-class undergraduate degree in Mathematics from Cardiff University.