Samuel is an Associate of Demos. His interests include the arts, museums and galleries, and creativity.
He is a co-author of Cultural Diplomacy and has developed work on the international activity of cultural organisations, the subject of an article ‘Diplomacy and Skills for the Cultural Age’. Prior to this, Sam contributed to the Demos collection, Production Values, which features his piece on ‘The New Cultural Professionals’, and also co-wrote Knowledge and Inspiration, which looked at the contribution of museums, libraries and archives to the cultural and social life of the UK.
Sam sits on the UK Executive Board of the International Council of Museums (ICOM). He has also worked with the BBC to investigate TV arts audiences, and has three years experience of brand and consumer consultancy. With this experience, he brings an understanding of people as people and how culture might fit into their lives more generally.