Sam Evans

Sam Evans


At A Glance

  • Partner in the Dubai office
  • 11 years’ TMT experience working across advisory and industry roles
  • Has worked with telecom operators, media organisations and sports entities globally
  • Previous GSMA Strategy Director
  • Expertise includes intersection of sports, media and telecoms, and international wholesale

Based in Dubai, Sam is a Partner with more than 11 years’ telecoms, media, technology and sports experience in advisory and industry roles. His primary focus is management consulting and serving clients in the Middle East and globally, with expertise spanning international wholesale, convergence and commercial partnership development. Sam is also responsible for supporting the growth of Delta Partners’ media and sports business.

Sam has extensive experience helping telecoms, media, technology and sports companies with growth strategy definitions, going-to-market, commercial partnership definition and commercial due diligence. He has worked across North America, Europe, Africa, Middle East and southeast Asia with businesses ranging from start-ups to incumbents. Sam has also helped to form and lead the ITW Global Leaders Forum, the executive forum of the international wholesale carrier industry which exists to drive collaborative initiatives and thought leadership within the sector.

Prior to joining Delta Partners, Sam was a Partner with Redshift Strategy and Strategy Director at GSMA where he worked with global mobile operators to develop the industry’s strategic roadmap.  He has also held commercial roles with Virgin Media as well as in consulting with Greenwich Consulting and Spectrum Strategy Consultants.

Sam has a BA and MA (Oxon) from Oxford University where he studied PPE.  He is fluent in English and conversational in Spanish.