Based in the Black Country, Kevin Davis is a serial social entrepreneur, in the fields of education, employment, and community empowerment. Kevin has been the Group CEO of the Vine Trust since 2010, a development trust, which occupies the space where the business, public, community and voluntary sectors meet.
With more than more than 5000 students in the schools and growing Multi Academy Trust he co-founded, social investment has been a material part of his capital/ revenue, place-based initiatives.
Outside of the Vine Trust, Kevin has responsibility for strategy, vision and advocacy in a number of non-exec / trustee roles like the West Midland’s School of Social Entrepreneurs, and private training provider, Performance Through People. He also provides the link between the public, private and civil society, in several organisations, including Business in the Community, and the Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership, where he is the Director responsible for social enterprise and economic Inclusion
Kevin also chairs the regional newspaper based, Ladder apprenticeships campaigns, which following its London launch in 2012, has generated 1000’s of apprenticeships in the West Midlands, Staffordshire, and Shropshire.