SAM HART BRIEF PROFILE
Sam Hart is a Lawyer with specialisation in Environmental Law.
He is also a trained Mentor, Marketer and Communicator.
He has had extensive experience in the public sector at Federal and State levels working in the past 17 years as aide to 3 successive Governors of Abia State serving at different times as Speechwriter, Chief Press Secretary and Director of Protocol.
He also served for 3 years as the Group Editor of an International Magazine with headquarters in London with focus on outstanding African leaders; A position that afforded him the opportunity to interview several African Presidents and leaders in business, development work and the academia while serving as host/anchor/moderator at various international development fora held by the Magazine in cities around the world.
He is currently the Special Adviser to the Governor of Abia State on Communications/Speechwriter as well as the Director-General of the Abia State Marketing and Quality Marketing. In his current role, he picked up the desire of his Principal to promote advocacy for locally made goods and drove the conversation for #MadeInAba. The project has led to over N5B in direct orders coming into Aba, Abia State in the past 5 years and the embrace of the conversation by the Federal Government of Nigeria which has through policies and visits, recognised Aba at the highest level as a critical component to the strengthening of Nigeria’s economy.
Sam has attended a number of self-development training programmes including at the Lagos Business School, Lagos, African Leadership Centre, Paris, New York Mentoring Institute, New York, Centre for Leadership Development, Dubai, Bloxhub Summer School, Copenhagen, ICCC Dublin, Malmo University, Sweden and several other such trainings in different cities around the world.
Widely travelled, Sam is married to Chika, a Health Specialist and School Proprietress and together, they have 4 children.
He is working to build a Nigeria where hardworking entrepreneurs can find opportunities to grow their businesses.