Sam has spent nearly 25 years working in marketing and public relations, mostly in the not-for-profit sector and has a long connection with The Vegan Society. She joined the Society as a member over twenty years ago, was a Trustee for a few years in the late 1990s, worked as a freelancer covering media relations for the Society from 2012-2014, was Researcher in Residence for the Society’s 70th anniversary in 2014 and is now Head of Communications. Additionally, Sam is a member of our RAC with a PhD in Christianity and vegetarianism (Birmingham University). Sam is also an Associate Fellow of the Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics.
Sam is the author of a book about vegetarianism for children and has published several academic papers on the relationship between Christianity and the modern vegetarian movement. She has also authored several encyclopaedia entries on vegetarianism. Sam has been a vegetarian for 30 years and vegan for the last 20.