Will Davies


T: + 44 (0) 207 820 6393
E: william.davies@nefconsulting.com

Will Davies is a consultant with NEF Consulting. He has a background in social sciences research, where he is experienced in both qualitative and quantitative methods. He has conducted primary and secondary research, using multiple sources and large datasets to analyse a range of topics around sustainable development. He is the lead author of several academic journal articles and book chapters in the field of environmental policy and natural resource governance.

Will uses innovative ways to better integrate social and environmental aspects into economic modelling. He is also a strong advocate of the power of stakeholder engagement as a means to create lasting and beneficial change at all societal levels.

Passionate about all things Arctic, Will has travelled extensively throughout the region: living in the Westfjords, Iceland, working as a Visiting Researcher at the Arctic Centre in Finland and undertaking fieldwork in northwest Greenland. He is never happier than when riding his bike, be it cycling amidst the smog and bustle of rush-hour London traffic or the serenity and peace of remote, coastal Iceland.

Recent Project Experience:

  • Modelling the wider social determinants of health inequalities.
  • Calculating enabled contribution for local community organisations.
  • Developing Theory of Change models with numerous public and third-sector clients.
  • Developing SROI and CBA models to assess a range a projects from local authority employment programmes to climate-adaptation agriculture.