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Sam was appointed Western Power CEO in August 2022. He has been a member of the Executive team since 2014 serving firstly as the Executive Manager of the Governance & Assurance and then the Executive Manager Asset Operations.

Sam has held senior positions since the late 1990s and has experience across a wide range of industries. He has a law degree from the University of Western Australia and joined the corporate sector after spending a decade practicing law in top tier law firms. Sam has a diverse range of technical and management experience in strategic leadership, stakeholder management, operational delivery, legal and financial regulation and governance, culture and change management and safety and compliance.  Sam is passionate about contributing to the community and driving positive outcomes.

Sam is a non-executive Director of Leadership WA and a Director on the Board of Energy Networks Australia.