Sam is an Insights Manager for the Ecosystem Accelerator programme. His role involves providing mobile operators and startups across Africa and Asia with innovation intelligence.
Prior to joining GSMA, Sam was an Analyst at research and consulting firm IHS Markit, covering Africa and the Middle East telecoms market. His key roles involved producing reports on operator performance and strategies, M&A, and regulatory development in the region. Prior to that role, he was a Research Analyst at the Centre for Economic Performance at the London School of Economics. Sam holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the University of Kent.