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My unexpected journey SAM LOMBARD CAME TO US IN 2021, WITH WIDE-RANGING EXPERIENCE IN THE ENGINEERING SECTOR

Sam's fascination with flight may have influenced his choice of degree. But back in 2005, he could never have known where it would lead. Ultimately, of course, it brought him here to Newton. But with plenty of exciting twists and turns along the way.

Sam Lombard

Timeline

  • 2005
    I studied Aeronautical Engineering at university

  • 2009
    I started my career with the Ministry of Defence as a graduate Engineer

  • 2012
    I loved the work but wanted more and faster, so moved to the private sector and a strategy consulting role

  • 2015
    I then joined a FTSE 100 engineering company, as part of a small consulting team focused on the defence sector

  • 2018
    Keen to try running a business, next I took on a leadership role with an engineering supply chain company

  • 2021
    I joined Newton as a Principal Consultant, where I now deliver change for clients in a different – more sustainable – way

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