Sam has served in the military for over 25 years in a variety of roles, both at sea and ashore. Operational experience in Kosovo, Iraq, Afghanistan and the Falkland Islands, as well as numerous global deployments, has seen her gain a vast amount of experience working in a multi-national environment in a broad range of roles. As a People, Leadership and Transformation expert, she has vast experience and insight working in complex environments and organisations. Within the Diversity, Inclusion and Culture Community she has contributed significantly, both personally and professionally. From mentoring young people, colleagues and Senior Leadership to establishing and running staff networks, her experience is vast. Recognised in the Queen’s New Year Honours 2016 for her contribution to Women’s sport and Diversity & Inclusion, she has also been recognised and shortlisted in the European Diversity Awards, British LGBT Awards, National Diversity Awards and Inclusive Networks National Awards. She also supports numerous charities such as Inspiring the Future, Human Rights at Sea and Fighting With Pride. She is currently heading up a People HR Digital Transformation Programme in the Ministry of Defence.
Captain Samantha Kinsey-Briggs MBE MA Royal Navy