Sam worked for 23 years at Rowse Honey Ltd. In her two roles as Technical Manager and New Product Development Manager she developed many products including M&S Fairtrade Chocolate Truffle Sauce which was featured in one of their ‘Simply’ adverts and Tesco Finest Lemon Curd which won Gold at the Grocer Own Label Awards.
She is currently working at a Primary School in Littlemore, Oxford as School Business Manager.
Sam has a BSc (Hons) in Home Economics and an Advanced Certificate in Wines and Spirits from the Wine and Spirit Education Trust.
Sam has been a Trustee and Chairman of The Treehouse Trust which set up and runs an independent non-fee paying school in Oxfordshire. She has also been Chair of Wallingford Rotaract and has just stepped down as Chair of Friends of Brightwell School.
Sam is married to Justin and their son, Joseph was born in 2010.