Tony Davis had an early interest in aviation which has led to an airline career spanning more than 30 years. 

In 2002 he became the founding Managing Director of a low cost airline, Bmibaby and in 2005 he was appointed as President and Chief Executive Office of Tiger Airways, a low cost airline created by Singapore, Australia and South Korea. 

During his time in Asia, he also served as non-executive director of the Singapore Tourism Board and served on various boards in Singapore, Australia and South Korea. 

Following his return to the UK in 2012, he became a partner in Irelandia Aviation, a leading airline start-up investment fund with interests in a number of Latin American countries and served as a non-executive director of Glasgow Prestwick Airport. 

He has had a lifelong interest in music and the arts, having been an enthusiastic schoolboy musician and his partner of more than 20 years being a professional violinist. He is Chairman of 1206 (City of Lichfield) Squadron RAF Air Cadets and a Trustee of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. He previously served on the board of New College Nottingham and the Lichfield Festival and has a keen interest in youth, diversity and education issues.