Commissioner for Wales
Tom Davies has IPCC oversight of North Wales, Dyfed Powys, South Wales and Gwent Police. Like all operational Commissioners, he is responsible for overseeing and taking ultimate responsibility for IPCC investigations, casework and the promotion of public confidence in the complaints system (known as guardianship).
A native of Abergele in North Wales, Tom Davies taught in Clwyd and Cheshire before becoming Head of The Groves High School, Wrexham for ten years.
Following a period as a senior adviser for the Bradford Education Authority, he worked in Clwyd and North Yorkshire as Deputy Director of Education. After moving back to Wales, he took up the post of Director of Education and Cultural Services for Cardiff County Council from 1993 to 1999.
Tom is also a member of the Disclosure and Barring Service Board. He works three days a week from the Cardiff office.