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Background and industry experience

Sam joined Fisher German in August 2010 after graduating from Harper Adams University College. He initially assisted with the management of various rural estates in Leicestershire, Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire and when he became MRICS qualified in 2012, moved across to the National Utilities & Infrastructure Team.

Initially, Sam’s time was spent working on behalf of National Grid and Wales & West Utilities facilitating the maintenance and installation of different types of infrastructure. In 2014, Sam moved onto the Mainline Pipelines Ltd contract assisting with the land agency and maintenance of Valero’s pipeline system including running an extensive pipeline repair programme.

In January 2017, Sam took over the role of Contract Manager on the CLH-PS contract and currently leads a team who completes the land agency and pipeline protection administration for approximately 2,000km of cross country oil pipelines.

Sam was promoted to Associate Director in April 2017 and is working towards becoming a Partner in the business. Sam was brought up in Lancashire and, outside of work, he spends most of his time watching and playing rugby and is part of a shooting syndicate in Herefordshire.

About me

What year did you start your job?
September 2010

Why did you join Fisher German?
I joined Fisher German because out of all the interviews I had during my final year of university, I came out of the FG one knowing that I would fit into the business and be part of a team that would support me. I also admired the progress the business was making and the shared vision to be the best at what we do, as judged by our clients and colleagues.

What has been your favourite project and why?
My favourite project has been managing the repairs to the Mainline Pipeline due to the variety of landowner/occupiers involved and the team I worked with.

Most admired, non-property brand?
Apple - Think Different

Top pastime?
Playing rugby

Best holiday destination?

One item to take to a desert island?
A hammock

Who would you like to be stranded in a lift with?
Martin Johnson for his rugby stories!

What’s your favourite film of all time?
The Hangover