We are delighted to announce Jonathan Davies OBE as the Honorary Founding Member of our In It Together Festival.
With a glittering career in sport and broadcasting, and an inspiring commitment to charity, it is an honour to have Jonathan join the In It Together family and we look forward to working with him for many years to come.
Welcome Jonathan Davies OBE.
Jonathan Davies is largely regarded as one of the greatest players in the storied history of Welsh rugby. Throughout an illustrious career, he represented several high-flying clubs, displaying supreme versatility in converting from rugby union to rugby league, proving equally adept in both codes.
Along with considerable success at club level, Davies also competed internationally, serving as captain for both Wales and Great Britain, in union and league respectively.
Upon the climax of his playing career, he seamlessly transitioned into a life beyond the field and has gone onto establish himself as a hugely respected broadcasting personality. Offering expert insight and astute analysis, Davies regularly appears on set during the BBC’s coverage as a Rugby Commentator.
Not limited to his television duties, Jonathan is also a prominent businessman, boasting a proven track record in business development. Driven and committed, his career spans more than 25 years, truly embellishing his prowess as a savvy professional in the business spectrum. In addition to orchestrating Business Development at Smart Solutions, he also works at Andrew Scott, providing consultation to Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. on business growth matters.
A passionate leader, he is people-oriented, flexible and determined in his approach. Jonathan successfully contributes to all aspects of business, whilst also featuring as an award-winning after dinner speaker, providing renowned motivational talks covering the key aspects of leadership.
Jonathan is experienced in non-executive and ambassadorial roles that he has leveraged in order to increase awareness for brands. The renowned companies which he has represented include British Telecom, Lloyds Banking Group, Heineken, Guinness and HSBC.
Committed to giving back, Jonathan is the President of Fundraising at Velindre Cancer Centre and has raised over £30 million. He was awarded an OBE in 2015 for his exemplary services to charity.