About Sam


Your local member of Parliament

In January 2015, Sam was elected to the South Australian Parliament as the Member for Davenport. Since then, he has absolutely loved, and appreciated, the opportunity to serve the community.  

Sam was born in Mildura, raised in Adelaide and lives in Blackwood. He graduated from Marryatville High School, and studied at the University of Adelaide, completing a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting).

Prior to entering Parliament, Sam worked for Pitcher Partners Chartered Accountants and the ANZ Banking Group.  Sam held leadership roles in the Young Liberal Movement at both a State and Federal level, including serving as Young Liberal President.

As the Member for Davenport, Sam has developed strong working relationships with residents and community groups in his electorate.  He is an active member of many community organisations including, Lions, Blackwood Recreation Centre and Blackwood RSL

Following the State Electoral Commission’s redraw of the electoral boundaries, Sam will continue serve the Mitcham Hills community as the Liberal candidate for Waite. 

Click here for Sam’s maiden speech to Parliament