Sam Balch

Campaigns and Content Director

Business in the Community Management Team

Sam Balch is the Executive Director for Campaigns and Content at Business in the Community (BITC). He is responsible for all of BITC’s campaigning activity and thought leadership, to drive responsible business practices across our membership.

Sam is committed to supporting organisations to adopt innovative and evidence-based approaches to responsible business, creating a positive impact for organisations themselves as well as society and the environment. 

Prior to working at BITC, Sam worked in central government in the Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy, the Department of Energy and Climate Change, and the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.

He held a range of positions on national and international climate change, energy, and resource efficiency policy. Sam has also played an active role in departmental employee networks and has been a Senior Civil Service Champion for the faith and minority ethnic network.

Before working in government, Sam worked for two environmental charities – Global Action Plan & WWF-UK.  

Sam is a father of two daughters, a keen cyclist, and lives in north-west London.