Mr Sam Butler, BA

Mr Samuel Butler

Sam graduated from the University of Liverpool with a History BA (Hons) in 2012, before serving as President of Liverpool Guild of Students from 2012 to 2014.

With the Guild Presidency sparking an interest in University governance, Sam went on to work as an Institutional Reviewer for the UK Quality Assurance Agency, eventually taking a role within the Appeals team. Sam has, more recently, sat as an external member of the Academic Board and the Academic Standards Committee of the University of Law.

Alongside these positions, Sam began his career in law, completing the Graduate Diploma in Law and gaining a Distinction in his Law, Business and Management MSc from the University of Law in 2016. Sam is now completing his training at DLA Piper, the largest commercial law firm in the world, and is based in the North West. His areas of training include financial markets, commercial real estate, intellectual property and technology and employment. His particular interest at DLA Piper is in the Health and Life Sciences Sector.

Sam's other roles have included a Non-Executive Directorship of NUS Services Limited, the commercial arm of the National Union of Students, as well as sitting as one of the two elected representatives of the University of Liverpool Alumni community on the UK Alumni Board from 2014 to 2017.

Outside work, Sam likes to keep up to date with current affairs, and has written for The Independent on a number of topics. Sam also enjoys making the most of the North West's theatre, music and cultural scene, and is a sports enthusiast.