Dr Gavin Davies - Council Member

Head of Communications, Working at Markes International

Gavin is currently Head of Communications at Markes International, a specialist manufacturer of scientific laboratory instrumentation, where he has a global remit for integrated marketing communications.

Gavin has 25 years' senior management experience in international sales and marketing within the B2B technology/engineering and life sciences sectors. He has worked within the manufacturing sector for large companies and SMEs in both the UK and the USA.

Gavin gained his first-class BSc (Hons) and PhD degrees in chemistry from Cardiff University, undertook post-doctoral research at King’s College, London, and studied Digital Marketing at the University of South Wales.

He is an award-winning marketer, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) and a Chartered Marketer. Gavin is the current Chair of the Board of the CIM Wales, having been Vice Chair since 2017.

As a Member of Council and Events and Marketing Committee member for the BMTA, he advises and contributes on marketing matters for the association.

When not engaged in marketing, Gavin is also a professional opera singer, and since 2006 has performed as an extra-chorister with the Welsh National Opera.

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