Manager of Social Traders Connect (Australia)
Sam manages Social Traders’ Connect, an Australian solution to linking social enterprise with corporate and government buyers through supply chains across all industry sectors. She has been integral in building the networks of buyers and social enterprises involved, as well as shaping the strategic direction and functionality of the service to date. Working closely with buyers and suppliers, Sam is responsible for opening new markets and finding supply solutions across a wide range of procurement opportunities, having facilitated some $15million of deals in the first 18 months of operation.
Her background as leader of a rapidly growing social enterprise and previously, a small business founder, means that Sam has a first-hand understanding of the complexities of social enterprises and start-up businesses. Sam has an honours degree in Planning and Design from the University of Melbourne.