Sam Cranston

Director – Energy Infrastructure


Sam is a knowledgeable and proactive consultation and engagement consultant, specialising in planning and infrastructure projects across transport, energy and the built environment. Sam combines his expertise in best practice consultation with an extensive understanding of the legislative process. He has devised and delivered communications, media, engagement support and consultation strategies on some of the UK’s most high-profile infrastructure projects. Whether dealing with a wind farm or an overhead line scheme, Sam works with clients to communicate complex messages to stakeholders in an engaging and meaningful way.

Within Copper, Sam leads our energy portfolio in the infrastructure practice, overseeing all live projects across renewables, low carbon, nuclear and transmission. This includes our energy business strategy. Sam also supports clients to devise and deliver digital-first, legally-compliant consultation programmes.