The members come from a variety of professional backgrounds.
Professor Davies has been the Vice-Chancellor of Swansea University since 2003. Since then the University has adopted an agenda for change, building on strengths and attracting substantial investment to accelerate the pace of development. As an applied statistician, he has worked extensively with industry and has also undertaken contract research for government ministries. He was previously head of an RAE 5* department and Pro-Vice-Chancellor at Lancaster University.