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Sam Smith


Role at Socitm

Vice president

Job profile

In her role as Head of Strategy & Architecture for LGSS Sam is able to draw on her extensive experience across multiple local authorities.  In a wide range of roles she has delivered IT projects and programmes alongside a high standard of operational support for enterprise level infrastructure and multiple line of business IT services.

Sam is passionate about getting the best out of IT for maximum business benefit and leads and develops the LGSS IT Strategy to do just that with a pragmatic approach to defining IT Strategy to deliver increased business results.

Sam has extensive experience of all aspects of people, project and financial management and a proven record of inspiring the teams that work for her by providing strong leadership and support with clear direction. With excellent operational and technical leadership skills she forms and manages relationships at all levels of the business and IT from senior management and customers to technical engineering staff.

As vice chair of Socitm Eastern Region Sam has worked hard to ensure that regional events are forums which allow and support the sharing of experiences and further collaboration across the public sector. In addition to this Sam is the policy lead for Digital Health & Wellbeing her role as VP of Socitm.

Policy area

Digital health and wellbeing


LinkedIn: Sam Smith
Twitter: @SamSmith5008
Email: sam.smith@socitm.net