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Gareth Davies

Partner and Head of Public Services, Mazars LLP

Gareth Davies is a partner at the international accountancy and advisory firm Mazars, where he leads on audit and advisory work for UK public services. 

He joined the firm in 2012 from the Audit Commission, where he was Managing Director, Audit Practice. He has 30 years’ experience of auditing and advising public bodies including local authorities, NHS organisations and central government agencies.

Gareth has combined his career in public audit with an active interest in international development and humanitarian work. He was a trustee and the Honorary Treasurer of Oxfam GB from 2005 to 2011 and then a trustee at Merlin, the international health charity, from 2011 to 2014. He is currently a trustee and the Honorary Treasurer of Save the Children UK. He joined the IDS Board in 2015 and chairs the Resources and Audit Committee.