Jeff Davies

Department: Cardiff School of Management

Office/Location: Cardiff School of Management

Telephone: +44 (0)29 2041 6323


Staff Overview

  1. Rolls Royce Ltd 1969-1975: Commercial Manager. Financial administration of Ministry of Defense contracts.
  2. Financial Director Codas Business Systems Ltd 1980-1992: Financial Administration of all aspects of budgetary planning and control plus system development and design for clients.
  3. Consultant Allied Irish Bank 1978-1980: Ensuring creditworthiness of potential clients and assisting clients to improve their financial control procedures.
  4. Many financial consultancy projects in the UK and overseas in the private and public sector. A recent example being the development of a system of budgetary planning and control for the hospitals of the Bahrain Defense Force.
  5. Delivery of many short programmes to executives ( non finance specialists) in the UK and overseas i.e. Middle East and Germany.
  6. Setting up and delivery of MBA/MSc programmes in Bahrain ,Zambia and Germany.
  7. 1996-1998 Head of Marketing at the University of Glamorgan.
  8. 1998-2003 Associate Director Glamorgan Business School. Responsible for marketing and financial management.


​Delivering finance programmes (MBA) in German, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Bahrain.

Academic coordinator of the Twenty 20 Sustainable Leadership Programme.

Member of the team that developed the Twenty 20 programme in 2010.

Deliver Finance Workshop and management of the Strategic Growth Project.


​Member of team that produced the Hodge financed Productivity Report on SMEs in Wales.

Key Publications


  • Pricing in Practice, (with S Hughes), Heinemann, 1975
  • Managerial Economics, (with S Hughes), Macdonald and Evans, 1977, (winner of Textbook of the Year Award)
  • Investment in the British Economy, (with S Hughes), Heinemann, 1980
  • Handbook of Management Accounting, (J R Davies et al), Gower Press, 1988
  • Accounting: A Systems Approach, (with A Warman), Thomson Business Press, 1999

Articles and Conference Papers:

20-25 articles published in academic and professional journals plus many conference papers.

Other Projects and activities

External Links

  • ​External Examiner Hong Kong Shue Yan College 1995-1999
  • External Examiner University of Central England 1994-1998
  • Executive Committee Member Committee of Heads of Accounting (CHA) 1995-1998
  • Adviser to WJEC on IT developments in business curricular 1987-1990
  • HEFCW (Higher Education Funding Council for Wales) and HEFCE (Higher Education Funding Council for England) Specialists Adviser on teaching quality. Conducted inspections in Swansea University, Wolverhampton University; University of East Anglia and Aberystwyth University
  • HEFCW Assessment Manager, to manage an assessment team of Specialist Advisers, in Swansea University for the subject areas of Physics and Psychology
  • Member of CNAA MSc Validation Panel 1994-1997
  • External Examiner Kingston University 2009-2014