Sam Hardwick

CEO

Sam has worked on the front end of new business design, launch and growth since graduating with a business master’s degree in 2005.  He has led the design and build of innovative properties and built facilities, from concept ideation through to launch and successful trading.  Examples include a children’s visitor attraction, sustainable holiday destination, specialist nature education centre, media & tech incubation centre, multiple serviced office buildings and residential properties.  Several of these projects have won major awards for design and sustainability.

Sam is passionate about developing people and teams and building an exemplary company culture.  He is a certified company culture assessment consultant by the Barret Values Centre.  He teaches on the subjects of non-violent (needs-based) communication and authentic relating and speaks freely into team dynamics, communication styles and conflict transformation.

Having grown up at an outward-bound education centre, Sam developed a passion for adventure sports at a young age.  He enjoys rock climbing, via ferrata, kayaking, and cycling; he especially enjoys leading groups of varied ability on outdoor adventures.  In recent years he’s found a love for adventure motorcycle touring.

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