Samantha Smith, Head of Strategy & Architecture, LGSS
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.