Professor Jon Davis
Director of the Strand Group
Jon Davis is Director of the Strand Group at King's College London. Before joining King’s, Dr Davis spent a total of eighteen years at Queen Mary, University of London, and rose to be Director of the Mile End Group (2004-14), overseeing more than 100 increasingly high-profile events over more than a decade. Major project partnerships included those with No. 10 Downing Street and HM Treasury. Dr Davis was also a lecturer of undergraduate and MA courses. His undergraduate special subject "The Blair Government" led to Dr Davis being shortlisted for the Times Higher Education’s Most Innovative Teacher award in 2010. Moreover, Dr Davis was Associate Director of Corporate Affairs at QM from 2008-2011.
Dr Davis worked for five years in investment banking at JP Morgan, Banque Paribas and Hambros Bank, and spent the year 2000 in the Modernising Government Secretariat of the Cabinet Office.