Sam leads all legal, regulatory and policy matters at Open Cosmos.

Sam is a dual-qualified lawyer (UK & US) with over a decade of experience at world leading organisations. He previously built and led a team of 24 lawyers as General Counsel of Deliveroo, Europe’s fastest growing company and the most high profile tech company in the UK. Sam has also served as GC and Head of Corporate Development for a private equity backed tech business and held senior legal roles at a NYSE-listed communications company, a global NGO and two preeminent international law firms. During 2017/18, amongst other things, Sam was included in the Legal 500 GC Powerlist, sat on The Economist’s Legal Advisory Board, acted as part of the ‘GC Superhero’ faculty for CCE and was a featured speaker at the Law Society Annual Conference. Over the last 10 years, Sam has been an adviser and mentor to dozens of emerging companies, including through Microsoft Ventures, SeedCamp, Bethnal Green Ventures and University College London’s Department for Innovation & Enterprise - where he was also an associate member of the teaching staff.

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