Davies joined the company in 2008, and his risen through the ranks from backroom to boardroom in just a few short years.
Completely overhauling an ancient and unstable mainframe system to a fast, clean and paperless way of operating, David won CIO of the Year in Computing's UK IT Awards 2014.
He describes evolution as being his biggest priority.
"Top of my agenda is the importance of evolution," says Davies. "It's critical for any organisation irrespective of industry, in order to ensure they're evolving their products, services and ultimately their IT and the way their IT performs, if organisations and specifically CIOs are not evolving and taking the front seat with that topic, their competitors will answer those questions for them. So giving time to strategy, and the strategies of the board and what clients need and want is absolutely vital to any organisation."
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